Dr. Bradley Bufkin, MD

Dr. Bradley Bufkin, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Bradley Bufkin, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Brandon, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bufkin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 76% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Bufkin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Bufkin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bufkin "I enjoy taking care of people in their time of need and embrace the responsibility that comes with being a physician. I enjoy complex and challenging endeavors. Cardiac surgery represents the crossroads of these areas of enjoyment for me. I have been blessed to find a profession that provides me a daily sense of fulfillment and a lifetime of service to my fellow man."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bufkin "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."

6  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis

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50  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Texas Tech University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Emory University
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bufkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bufkin's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bufkin to family and friends
15 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Bufkin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Excellent experience
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Dr. Bufkin and his staff gave me excellent care.
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I couldn't ask for a better doctor than Dr. Bufkin. I trusted him with my life and I would do it again. I would absolutely recommend him to any of my friends and family. He's just the best.
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I had the good fortune of being referred to Dr. Bufkin when it was discovered that I needed to have my aortic valve replaced. The surgery was a huge success. My recovery has gone extremely very well also. I can't say enough good things about Dr. Bufkin. Beside being a terrific surgeon, he is very...more
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Csring and easy to reavh wuth any questions Complere confidence
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