Dr. Jennifer Breaux Pugliese is a native of Lafayette. She and her husband, Craig, have four children: Lila, Clara, Luca and Ellis. Dr. Pugliese enjoys
the privilege of raising her family and practicing medicine where she was also born and raised. She comes from a family of Lafayette physicians including
her grandfather, father and brother. Dr. Pugliese graduated from St. Thomas More High School in 1995. She received her undergraduate education at LSU in
Baton Rouge where she graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. She then earned her medical doctorate in 2005 from LSU Health
Sciences Center in New Orleans. Dr. Pugliese completed her OB-GYN training at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, where she earned the 'E. Daniel
Griffin, JR, MD Award' for surgical excellence. During her training she obtained broad exposure in obstetrical care ranging from routine to high risk.
She also gained comprehensive training in gynecological care including diagnosis and management of a wide range of conditions. Additionally, she is extensively
trained in minimally invasive procedures, including laparoscopic and robotic surgery. She has been board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics
and Gynecology since 2011. She currently serves as the Chairperson of the Women's Services Department at Lafayette General Medical Center. Her patients
range from early adolescents to post-menopausal women, and she has the expertise to care for a wide range of both obstetrical and gynecological conditions.
She and her staff strive to provide each patient with the time and individual attention that she needs at each and every encounter. This has allowed her
to develop very close relationships with her patients who entrust their care to her.