Dr. Francis Buzad, MD

Dr. Francis Buzad, MD

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Age 50
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Dr. Francis Buzad, MD is a general surgery specialist in Austin, TX. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

12221 N MO Pac Expy

Austin, TX 78758

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 5% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
normal
more than 5% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buzad "I have defined myself as an excellent technical surgeon with an intense compassion for the patients I care for. My experience and expertise in robotic surgery has provided a unique and rewarding opportunity to focus my passion for the practice of surgery.

Francis Buzad"

5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

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61  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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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.

Education

  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Fellowship In Hand and Microvascular Surgery, Portland, Or
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buzad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buzad's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buzad to family and friends
15 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Buzad'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 (3)

He is an amazing surgeon and went above and beyond.
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I have had multiple surgeries performed by Dr. Buzad over the past few years and he has been instrumental in improving my quality of life. Dr. Buzad worked tirelessly to help me through these procedures and he would go out of his way to consult with and seek out other specialists to help in my...more
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Dr. Buzad repaired my complicated diverticulitis, which had a fistula communicating with my bladder, Quite a mess on the CT scans, with significant infection and inflammation. He used the da Vinci robotic system, on which he is an expert, to perform a colectomy. Incision sizes were small, recovery...more
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