Dr. Edward Buckingham, MD

Dr. Edward Buckingham, MD

Facial Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Edward Buckingham, MD is a facial plastic surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 1997 and specializes in facial plastic surgery, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

2745 Bee Caves Rd # 101

Austin, TX 78746

Contact Information

(512) 401-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Cancer
more than 37% of peers
Deviated Septum
more than 23% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 21% of peers

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Dr. Buckingham's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Buckingham "Edward D. Buckingham, M.D. received his B.B.A. in Accounting from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He then attended the University of Texas at Austin and completed his pre-medical coursework achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average. Dr. Buckingham received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society as a junior medical student and served as the organization's vice-president and later president. Graduating medical school in the top 2% of the class with highest honors, Dr. Buckingham received the Donald Duncan Memorial Scholarship in Anatomy, the Edward Randall Medal for Academic Excellence, and the Merck Manual Award. He then performed a general surgery internship and Otolaryngology residency at UTMB and was a nominee for the UTMB overall-outstanding resident. Additionally, he served as president of the UTMB House Officer Association and served two years on the Graduate Medical Education Advisory Committee and Executive Committee. Following residency he completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Albany Medical Center and the New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center in Albany, New York. He has numerous publications and presentations in both Otolaryngology and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and has been a guest instructor for the facial rejuvenation course given by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Buckingham is double board certified by The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and The American Board of Otolaryngolgy. He has also done extensive work on Rhinoplasty in Austin. Dr. Buckingham's wife, Dawn Buckingham, M.D., grew up in Austin's Westlake Hills and practices Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic Surgery with The Eye Physicians of Austin."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buckingham "Dr. Edward Buckingham is a facial cosmetic surgeon in Austin, Texas. He performs reconstructive surgery as well as procedures such as rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, ear pinning surgery, and facelifts. He also offers facial fillers such as Botox, Juvederm, and dysport. Some other procedures he performs are chin/cheek augmentation, scar repair, acne scar removal, midface lift, forehead lift, and IPL laser treatments."

5  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

12  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Deviated Septum
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck

22  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Chin Implant
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Grafts

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Albany, Ny
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buckingham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buckingham to family and friends
36 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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  • 1

Dr. Buckingham's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

My lower face was starting to sag and droop and it really made me look old. My daughter highly recommended Dr. Buckingham. At my initial consultation, Dr. Buckingham was great...he explained how a limited incision facelift would be the perfect procedure to treat my condition. I felt so comfortable...more
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I had a turkey neck and really wasn't happy with my appearance. After extensive online research, I made the decision to see Dr. Buckingham. He was very professional and thorough during my initial consultation. I really liked how he showed me videos and explained his neck lift philosophy. His staff...more
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Extremely impressed with every aspect of Dr. Buckingham and his surgery center, especially his skill, those he employs and the kindness and professionalism shown to me during every interaction.
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I was given a referral for Dr. Buckingham by my husband’s dermatologist, who said only wonderful things about him as a skilled surgeon. I was told Dr. Buckingham is the best around and I saw that for myself during my consultation. After doing a lot of online research, going through Dr. Buckingham’s...more
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I had Botox and Juvederm with Laura. She did a great job and made me feel very comfortable!
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