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Specializes in Hematology • Female • Age 56

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Dr. Buchbarker's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Acmh Hospital
One Nolte Drive
Kittanning, PA 16201
Western Pennsylvania Hospital
4800 Friendship Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Medical Center Clinic PC
Medical Center Clinic PC
1 Nolte Dr
Kittanning, PA 16201
MEDICAL CENTER CLINIC
247 Morewood Ave Fl 2nd
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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    Dr. Buchbarker's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology
    • Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lymphoma
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
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    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thymomas
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Chicago Medical School
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1995

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Pittsburgh/Pittsburgh Canc Institute
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buchbarker & Staff

    • English
    • Russian
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    Dr. Buchbarker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Acmh Hospital

    • Western Pennsylvania Hospital

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    4.3 out of 5

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    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Buchbarker's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Buchbarker

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

    6 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Medical Center Clinic PC
    1 Nolte Dr
    Kittanning, PA 16201
    (724) 543-8657 (Office)
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    MEDICAL CENTER CLINIC
    247 Morewood Ave Fl 2nd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 622-0290 (Office)
    (412) 681-7605 (Fax)
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