Dr. Donald T. Buckner Jr., MD

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Specializes in Psychiatry • Male • Age 50

262 Leroy George Dr Fl 6
Clyde, NC 28721
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Hospital Quality

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Medwest Haywood
262 Leroy George Drive
Clyde, NC 28721

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Med West Haywood
Med West Haywood
262 Leroy George Dr Fl 6
Clyde, NC 28721
Jackson County Psychological
Jackson County Psychological
98D Cope Creek Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
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    Dr. Buckner Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Psychiatry
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    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
    • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
    • Anxiety
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Borderline Personality Disorder
    • Cocaine Addiction
    • Combination Drug Dependence
    • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
    • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Marijuana Addiction
    • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
    • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
    • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
    • Opioid Dependence
    • Personality Disorders
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
    • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Suicidal Ideation
    • Tobacco Use Disorder
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Graduated in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Nc Hosps
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buckner Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Buckner Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    Office Locations

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    Med West Haywood
    262 Leroy George Dr Fl 6
    Clyde, NC 28721
    (828) 452-8651 (Office)
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    Jackson County Psychological
    98D Cope Creek Rd
    Sylva, NC 28779
    (828) 586-8855 (Office)
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