Dr. John W. Buckner, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 54

1001 E Primrose St
Springfield, MO 65807
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Dr. Buckner's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Cox Medical Center
3801 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65807

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Ferrell Duncan Clinic
Ferrell Duncan Clinic, General Surgery
1001 E Primrose St
Springfield, MO 65807
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    Dr. Buckner's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    Conditions Dr. Buckner Treats

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    Background Check for Dr. Buckner

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Missouri--Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Oklahoma-Department Of Surgery
    Complete in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buckner & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    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's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Buckner

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buckner to family and friends

    13 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Buckner's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 11 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Buckner
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    13 responses
    above
    national average

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    Is Dr. Buckner accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Humana
    • Medicaid of Missouri
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Ferrell Duncan Clinic
    Ferrell Duncan Clinic, General Surgery
    1001 E Primrose St
    Springfield, MO 65807
    (417) 875-3000 (Office)
    (417) 875-3245 (Fax)
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