Dr. Bradley Bufkin, MD

Dr. Bradley Bufkin, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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54 y/o
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Dr. Bradley Bufkin, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Brandon, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

Cardiac Surgical Associates

270 S Moon Ave

Brandon, FL 33511
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bufkin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bufkin performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Bufkin performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bufkin treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Bufkin treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bufkin treats Heart Disease more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Bufkin treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Bufkin's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Root Surgery
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Dissecting Aneurysm
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Valve Replacement
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mini-Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Bufkin has dedicated himself to providing the highest quality of comprehensive care for his patients and believes in utilizing the latest technologies to provide this care.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1999
    Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    Emory University
    1997
  • 1996
    Emory University
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1990
    Emory University
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1990
    Baylor University
    Medical School
    1990
  • 1986
    Texas Tech University
    Undergraduate School
    1986

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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Bufkin performed a CABG in November, 2010 and was completely satisfied with him and the procedure. Dr. Bufkin and his team performed a TAVR procedure on 829/18 and a slight adjustment on 10/17/18 and I am completely satisfied.
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An amazing surgeon with an incredible staff. The support personnel always answer the phone and are knowledgable, courteous, and very capable. The nurse and physician assistants listen, are responsive, and have an immense breadth of knowledge regarding heart surgeries, outcomes, and how to deal...Read More
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My father recently had to have a double bypass and valve replacement done. Dr. Bufkin was very thorough and clear with my father's condition and needs and his staff has been unbelievably great to work with. It is so nice to have someone answer the phone when you call and be genuinely concerned...Read More
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Excellent experience
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Dr. Bufkin and his staff gave me excellent care.
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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
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