Dr. Rudolph A. Buckley, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery • Male • Age 48

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Hospital Quality

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Community Memorial Hospital
150 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346
Saint Elizabeth Medical Center
2209 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
HAMILTON ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY & SPORTS MEDICINE
Primary Office
85 College St
Hamilton, NY 13346
HAMILTON ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY & SPORTS MEDICINE
Utica Location
1 Oxford Rd Ste 200
New Hartford, NY 13413
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    Dr. Buckley's Experience

    Dr. Buckley's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
    • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Complex Spine Surgery
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
    • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulators
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Kyphosis Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Laminotomy
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lumbar Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Spine Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
    • Adult Scoliosis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Ataxia
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spondylitis
    • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Compression Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Scoliosis
    • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Kyphosis
    • Lordosis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Neck Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculitis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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    • Scoliosis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Still's Disease
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Buckley

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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

    Morehouse School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Tulane University Sch Med
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Tulane University Sch Med
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    The Maryland Spinal Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
    Complete in 1998

    Undergraduate Schools

    Case-West U
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buckley & 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. Buckley'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. Buckley has admitting privileges:

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    • Community Memorial Hospital

    • Saint Elizabeth Medical Center

    • Oneida Healthcare Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Buckley

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buckley to family and friends

    23 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Buckley's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    22 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 22 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Buckley
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    23 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    23 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    23 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    23 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Buckley accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Emblem Health
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Excellus Bue Cross Blue Shield
    • Fidelis Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • POMCO Group
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    HAMILTON ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY & SPORTS MEDICINE
    Primary Office
    85 College St
    Hamilton, NY 13346
    (315) 824-1250 (Office)
    (315) 824-8961 (Fax)
    B
    HAMILTON ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY & SPORTS MEDICINE
    Utica Location
    1 Oxford Rd Ste 200
    New Hartford, NY 13413
    (315) 824-1250 (Office)
    (315) 824-8961 (Fax)
    C
    HAMILTON ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY & SPORTS MEDICINE
    Rome Office
    91 Perimeter Rd Ste 170
    Rome, NY 13441
    (315) 824-1250 (Office)
    (315) 824-8961 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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