Dr. Alfred Buxton, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 68

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Dr. Buxton's Experience

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Dr. Buxton's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Buxton Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UNIVERSITY SURGICAL ASSOCIATES
Providence Office
2 Dudley St
Providence, RI 02905
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    Dr. Buxton's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Electrophysiological Study
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mitral Valve Disease
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    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Buxton

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

    0 Sanctions

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    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1973

    Internship Hospital

    University Penn Hospital
    Complete in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    University Penn Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buxton & Staff

    • English
    • Russian
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% 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. Buxton's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Buxton

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    4.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buxton to family and friends

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Buxton's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.1 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Buxton

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    UNIVERSITY SURGICAL ASSOCIATES
    Providence Office
    2 Dudley St
    Providence, RI 02905
    (401) 453-4500 (Office)
    (401) 444-2801 (Fax)
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