Dr. David Buck, MD

Dr. David Buck, MD

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Age 43
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Dr. David Buck, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Washington in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

17030 Lakeside Hills Plz Ste 200

Omaha, NE 68130

Contact Information

(402) 721-0090

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buck "Dr. Buck is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Board-Certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. He specializes in sports medicine in adults and children, arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, work-related injuries, as well as the practice of general orthopedics including fracture care

Dr. Buck uses the latest techniques for shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle reconstruction including shoulder arthroscopy with rotator cuff and labral repair, elbow arthroscopy including Tommy John ligament reconstruction and tennis elbow surgery, knee arthroscopy with ACL reconstruction and meniscal repair, and ankle arthroscopy with ligament reconstruction and repair. Dr. Buck also advocates non-surgical management of injuries including the use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for tendon, muscle, and ligament injuries.  He continues to also see and care for a wide range of general orthopedic surgery issues."

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8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**

81  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Fracture
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30  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Western Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Caq In Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - Medical Honor Society, 2002
  • Compassionate Doctor Award (Vitals.com), 2010-2012
  • Patient's Choice Award (Vitals.com), 2008-2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Buck has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buck's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buck to family and friends
26 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Buck'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 (4)

Dr. Buck is a wonderful physician with experience and a sense of caring and knowledge that stands out above all! I would 100% recommend him for all your sports related injuries and accidents. You will not find a more caring and conscientious team including PA Ashley and nursing staff.
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No qualms about recommending Dr. Buck. I went in believing I had a torn meniscus, I did but also had a torn ACL. I was nervous about the surgery but his confidence and manner put me at ease. As an aside, when he came in prior to surgery wearing a Seahawks scrub cap. I KNEW it was going to be...more
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I was charged 144.00 for an office visit. Dr Buck was in the room less than 5 minutes to tell me I needed surgery. Did not explain to me anything about the procedure that needed to be done. Total waste of money. I sat in the examining room for 15 minutes before the doctor to come in for 3 minutes.
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Dr Buck has taken care of my for torn meniscus in my knee and now he is treating me for a ankle injury. His PA Ashley is also really wonderful. If you have orthopedic issues, i would highly recommend calling and have him see you.
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