Dr. Walter S. Buckley III, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 73

8555 Florence Ave
Downey, CA 90240
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Downey Regional Medical Center
11500 Brookshire Avenue
Downey, CA 90241

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Western Hand Center Inc
Western Hand Center Inc
8555 Florence Ave
Downey, CA 90240
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    Dr. Buckley III's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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    Background Check for Dr. Buckley III

    0 Malpractice Claims

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Temple University
    Graduated in 1970

    Residency Hospital

    L a Co Usc Med Center
    Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Union Mem Hospital
    University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buckley III & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
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    Office Locations

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    Western Hand Center Inc
    8555 Florence Ave
    Downey, CA 90240
    (562) 923-9351 (Office)
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