Dr. Edward Buckingham, MD

Dr. Edward Buckingham, MD

Facial Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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
42 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

I wanted excellent facelift results. Online research made it very clear Dr. Buckingham was the plastic surgeon who would deliver them. My entire facelift experience was perfect. Dr. Buckingham skills are exceptional. He's an excellent surgeon whom I would recommend to anyone interested in facial...more
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Dr. Buckingham is the best facial plastic surgeon in Texas for many reasons. He cares about his patients, is always available, and is highly skilled. My lower facelift wasn't simple--I had a lot of things that needed to be corrected--but Dr. Buckingham made it go really well. My recovery was...more
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Dr. Buckingham did such a wonderful job helping me feel relaxed and at ease about my facelift. From the time I met him to my final postoperative appointment, I always felt I was in great hands. I can say for certain that all of my expectations were met: I no longer have a double chin and my skin...more
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Dr. Buckingham is approachable, knowledgeable, and kind. He and his staff have a unique and special way of being professional and warm at the same time. Now I know why so many local doctors and medical professionals recommended I see them. My limited incision facelift actually went much better than...more
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I had a prematurely aging neck with a lot of extra skin. To be completely honest, I felt it looked really weird. Dr. Buckingham provided my friends with wonderful results, so I never thought about seeing another plastic surgeon. My neck lift and facelift procedures went great. My expectations were...more
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