Dr. Gail Buckman, MD

Dr. Gail Buckman, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 66
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Dr. Gail Buckman, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. She is 66 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

850 W Irving Park Rd Rm 102

Chicago, IL 60613

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Corneal Ulcer
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more than 42% of peers
Corneal Diseases
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more than 38% of peers
Glaucoma
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more than 26% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Asthma
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Ulcer
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Oculoplastics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Maimonides Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buckman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buckman's Reviews

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Dr. Buckman's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Buckman accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Buckman has admitting privileges

Thorek Memorial Hospital
850 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
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