Dr. Gulnara Taldibaeva-Pugliese is a primary care physician who holds
an MD/PhD in Dermatology, training in Internal Medicine and a
doctorate in Ayurvedic medicine, an ancient, holistic system of healing.
Dr. Pugliese’s journey in medicine is a true story of one who has
dedicated her life to the well-being of humanity through the field of
health care. More than eighteen years of medical education, which
includes medical school, two residencies, a PhD, and an Ayurvedic
doctorate degree attest to her level of commitment to her chosen

In addition to her formal training in Dermatology, Dr. Pugliese received
several Scholarships and Fellowships in Dermatology, Psycho-
Dermatology and Dermatopathology in Germany, Belgium, France,
Turkey, Austria, Poland, and the United States. Dr. Pugliese did
residency and PhD in Dermatology at the Central Research Institute for
Skin and Venereal diseases in Moscow, Russia, and training in Internal
Medicine at San Juan City Hospital. She is a licensed physician in Puerto
Rico and Florida. She finished a research fellowship in Pulmonary and
Critical Care Medicine at San Juan City Hospital which is part of the long
list of medical training she received in recent years. In addition to the
above-mentioned accomplishments, she is a multi-linguist, fluent in
English, Russian, Spanish, Kazakh and Uzbek.

In June of 2017, Dr. Pugliese and her family re-located to Puerto Rico.
Three months after the move Hurricane Maria nearly leveled the island.
She immediately became involved with the medical community by
volunteering her skills as a primary care physician in local San Juan
hospitals and post Hurricane Maria medical missions. The Medical

Mission Emergency Team comprised of 20 doctors and nurses provided
free care and medicine to the devastated island and its community.
Dr. Pugliese has completed her fellowship in Integrative Medicine and
certification in Aesthetic Medicine and Hormonal Replacement
Therapy. She currently is a practicing Primary Care physician at Glades
Medical Group at West Palm Beach, with a focus on Internal Medicine,
Dermatology, and holistic medicine.

Gulnara Pugliese MD, FAIHM