Dr. Puangco is an innovative and forward thinking member of the Judy &
Richard Voltmer Sleep Disorders Center. He is recognized as a Diplomate
of the American Board of Neurology and the American Board of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Puangco is very active in the medical community and is affiliated
with the American Academy of Neurology, the American Academy of Sleep
Medicine and is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Dr. Puangco brings extensive and well-rounded experience to the Voltmer
Sleep Center with expertise in multiple specialties. Dr. Puangco created
the Cognitive Behavioral Program for Insomnia at Hoag and has been instrumental
in providing complete care to Hoag sleep patients.
Dr. Puangco obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas at
Houston Medical School and completed an internship in Internal Medicine
at the University of Southern California (USC) and a residency in Neurology
at USC. He completed a fellowship in Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Neurophysiology
at USC and a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at University of California
Los Angeles. While not seeing patients at the Voltmer Sleep Center, Dr.
Puangco maintains a private neurology practice in Irvine and is a neurohospitalist
for Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Irvine. Dr. Puangco also dedicates
his time educating the community through presentations and educational
Dr. Puangco’s goal is to establish Hoag as the gold standard for
sleep disorders by providing a comprehensive approach to sleep medicine.