Dr. Edward Buckley, MD

Dr. Edward Buckley, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Edward Buckley, MD is a neuro-ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Duke University in 1977 and specializes in neuro-ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.


Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-8111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 77% of peers
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
more than 72% of peers
more than 67% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buckley "I first came to Duke University to become an electrical engineer. After I earned that degree I wanted a career with a closer connection to others. I stayed at Duke to earn a medical degree. I am now the director of Dukes pediatric ophthalmology fellowship program widely regarded as one of the best in the country. I am a former chair of the American Board of Ophthalmology former chair of the Ophthalmology Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a past-president of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (APPOS). I have also been honored with a lifetime achievement award. I am currently the editor-in-chief of the Journal of AAPOS. As Vice Dean of Education I am responsible for overseeing the education program for the School of Medicine. I was also a strategist in the launching of Dukes partnership with the National University of Singapore (NUS) for a sister medical school based on the Duke medical curriculum."
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2  Specialties

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Buckley does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Duke U Eye Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Buckley has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Buckley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Duke University School of Medicine, Vice Dean of Medical Education

Dr. Buckley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buckley to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Buckley's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr.Buckley is THE BEST SURGEON there is !!!!! Dr.Buckley has done a EXCELLENT JOB on my eye surgery. Dr.Buckley IS THE VERY BEST. Dr. Buckley has a WONDERFUL STAFF...they're very nice.
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