Dr. Bradley Bufkin, MD

Dr. Bradley Bufkin, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o
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Dr. Bradley Bufkin, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Brandon, FL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Read his story

Cardiac Surgical Associates

270 S Moon Ave

Brandon, FL 33511
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

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

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

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • 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 Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mini-Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • 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

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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

Dr. Bufkin does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bufkin and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Bufkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bufkin to family and friends
5.0
based on 14 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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)

in Sun City Center, FL |
Excellent experience
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in Brandon, Fl |
Dr. Bufkin and his staff gave me excellent care.
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in Tampa, FL |
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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in Sun City Center, FL |
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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in Ruskin, FL |
Csring and easy to reavh wuth any questions Complere confidence
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bufkin accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna 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 PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Bufkin has admitting privileges

Brandon Regional Hospital
119 Oakfield Dr
Brandon, FL 33511
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