Dr. Frank Bucci, MD

Dr. Frank Bucci, MD

Cornea & Refractive Surgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Frank Bucci, MD is a cornea & refractive surgery specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1985 and specializes in cornea & refractive surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

158 Wilkes Barre Township Blvd

Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

Contact Information

(570) 825-5949

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Geisinger Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
high
more than 89% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
normal
more than 79% of peers
Cataract
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Bucci's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Technology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
  • Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Hazy Vision
  • Intraocular Hemorrhage
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macula Halo Syndrome
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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23  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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 Florida, Gainesville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Albany Med Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jersey Shore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bucci's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bucci to family and friends
30 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Bucci's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I had Lasik back in 2009. Aside from one eye healing a bit slower than the other I had zero issues. Everyone seems to be told they may still need reading glasses but I needed nothing. I was corrected to 20/20 vision almost 10 years ago and I'm just starting to use cheaters for reading. I'm hoping...more
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Had Lasik surgery in January 2018 and later had a free enhancement done on my left eye (which didn't heal properly the first time due to my astigmatism). Dr. Bucci and his staff are friendly and prompt--I never had to sit around waiting long, which is shocking given the number of patients he has....more
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My experience with Dr Bucci and his staff was nothing less that EXCEPTIONAL!!!! I am a "perfectionist".....and worry-wort. After INTERVIEWING 3 leading eye doctors in my area.....I chose Dr Bucci. I had my 1st cataract surgery yesterday. My followup this a.m. went perfectly. After being told I can...more
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Dr. Bucci and his team were great! I’d recommend them to anyone!
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There are no words to describe the miracle of having my vision lost, and then restored completely, painlessly, professionally by Dr Bucci and his awesome Staff!! I still can't believe I can see this clearly! I had Bad vision my whole life, heavy ugly glasses and didn't realize I had Cataracts in...more
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