Dr. Frank Bucci, MD

Dr. Frank Bucci, MD

Cornea & Refractive Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(28)
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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

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

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Specialties

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

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bucci to family and friends
3.7
based on 28 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 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 (9)

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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Excruciatingly painful cataract surgery; Vision was not fully corrected; Eye problems resulting from the surgery were not pro-actively addressed, leading to permanent on-going eye problems He tried to push for an additional procedure costing another $1600 on top of the $3600 just paid for...more
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I had catarct surgery in both eyes. Dr Bucci determined that I had a very bad astigmatism in both eyes along with my nearsightedness. I wore glasses for over 45 years. The surgery results exceeded my and Dr Bucci's expectations. Nearsightedness and astigmatism is almost non existant. I now only...more
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