Dr. Carroll Bucko, MD

Dr. Carroll Bucko, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Carroll Bucko, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University of Vermont / College of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery.

3655 Nobel Dr Ste 100

San Diego, CA 92122

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Dr. Bucko's Experience

Dr. Bucko's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bucko "Dr Bucko & his staff strive to assess the needs and desires of each patient, and to then provide the best care available to help each and every one feel as good as possible about how they look."

2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

6  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University of Vermont / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Brown Univ/rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • U of Mich Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • U Of Utah Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • New York
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Bucko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bucko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bucko to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Bucko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Bucko performed a breast augmentation that resulted in a deformity called a double bubble. When I showed Dr. Bucko and his nurse the results of the surgery and they had no concern what so ever, in fact his attitude was demeaning and condescending. I ended up getting consultations with several...more
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