Dr. Charles Buscema, MD

Addiction PsychiatryMaleAge 71

Addiction Psychiatry

Dr. Charles Buscema, MD is a Addiction Psychiatry Specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1974. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Charles Buscema, MD

Florida Addiction Services LLC

8895 N Military Trl Ste 101E West Palm Beach, FL 33410
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Dr. Buscema's conditions and procedures:

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Medication Management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Stress Management
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Buscema's Reviews

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3.5

Based on 13 ratings

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This doctor verbally abused my disabled son!
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jun 25, 2020
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Dr. Buscema takes his time, doesn’t rush you and always gets a complete assessment on all his patient’s. He is so sweet, kind and very easy to talk to. I enjoy our visits because he actually gets to know you, which I think is important. Call and get and appointment!! He is a wonderful Doctor with lots of experience too! Call!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Sharon Rosenbaum in Port St Lucie, FL – Jan 17, 2019
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Watch out with this dr. He will kick you out of his practice, via "letter" no personal phone call, no help with what ever you are going through, just here's the door. Him and his wife could care less about helping people who have serious addiction problems.
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Melancholy in PSL, FL – Aug 21, 2018
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Even though I don't see him for addiction help, I like the suboxone better than being on narcotics for the rest of my life. I have had over 30 surgeries in the past 10 years. Dr. B & Donna have been above & beyond awesome to me. He is not just one of those pill mills. He always takes his times & not only listens to my complaints of pain but also what's going on in my life. He has been amazing at finding the most suitable ways to treat my pain. I highly recommend him to anyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Allison LaBar in Port St. Lucie, FL – Aug 21, 2018
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Dr. Buscema is a very helpful doctor. He actually cares about his patients. He tries to help you with what it is you need. He seems to actually care. He gets to know you and it's easy to talk to him. His staff only consists of one other person besides him and she is great. She is very friendly and does a great job scheduling, taking phone calls, payments, processing prior authorizations in a very timely manner. She has a lot of work to handle and she doesn't let it get to her.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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AR in Port Saint Lucie, FL – Oct 09, 2016
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Called to establish myself as a new client. The receptionist answered the call ON HER CELLPHONE in the car and had me on SPEAKER PHONE! She was incredibly unprofessional and has no phone etiquette whatsoever. This doctor needs to hire more professional and tactful staff.
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Port Saint Lucie, FL – Jul 08, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Buscema is currently the Medical Director of SequelCare of Florida where he engages in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults in a general...Read more

Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

1995
SUNY Upstate Med Sch
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Albany Medical College
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Albany Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1974
Albany Medical College
Medical School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Charles Buscema, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Buscema frequently treats Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery , Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent, and Opioid Dependence. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Buscema treats.

Where is Dr. Charles Buscema, MD's office located?

Dr. Buscema's office is located at 8895 N Military Trl Ste 101E, West Palm Beach, FL 33410. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

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Florida Addiction Services LLC8895 N Military Trl Ste 101E West Palm Beach, FL 33410
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