Dr. Philip J. Buffington, MD

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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 56

10700 Montgomery Rd Suite 319
Cincinnati, OH 45242
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Hospital Quality

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Bethesda North Hospital
10500 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital
7500 State Road
Cincinnati, OH 45255

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Accepting new patients?

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Urology Group
Urology Group
10700 Montgomery Rd Suite 319
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Urology Group
7794 5 Mile Rd Suite 200
Cincinnati, OH 45230
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    Dr. Buffington's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Urology

    Board Certifications

    • Urology
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    Background Check for Dr. Buffington

    Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    University Cincinnati
    Complete in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buffington & Staff

    • English
  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. Buffington's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Buffington has admitting privileges:

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    • Bethesda North Hospital

    • Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital

    • Mercy Health - Clermont Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Buffington

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buffington to family and friends

    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Buffington's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    below
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 17 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Buffington
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Buffington accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Humana
    • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • Molina
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • MVP Health Care
    • National Elevator
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
    • WellCare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
    • Worker's Compensation
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    Office Locations

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    Urology Group
    10700 Montgomery Rd Suite 319
    Cincinnati, OH 45242
    (513) 793-2835 (Office)
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    Urology Group
    7794 5 Mile Rd Suite 200
    Cincinnati, OH 45230
    (513) 232-6360 (Office)
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