Dr. Bruce Buchsbaum, MD

Dr. Bruce Buchsbaum, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Bruce Buchsbaum, MD is a nephrology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in nephrology.

501 SW 7th St Ste A

Des Moines, IA 50309

Contact Information

(515) 243-3161

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitamin D Deficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Buchsbaum'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.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Mich University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buchsbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buchsbaum's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buchsbaum to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Buchsbaum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Horrible experience with the nurse Mary from his office .She threat my husband like nothing. My husband is kidney transplant and he got infection we called 4 or more times just to clarified if is ok for him to take the pills that were proscribed by the dentist she told me that if is an emergency...more
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