Dr. Geoffrey Buncke, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Buncke, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Geoffrey Buncke, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Duke University in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery.

2525 NW Lovejoy St Ste 402

Portland, OR 97210

Contact Information

(503) 973-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • LifeWise
  • Majoris Health Systems
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 40% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buncke "I have cared for people with hand and extremity problems, since I started my practice over 20 years ago. I use a combination of medical and surgery techniques from orthopedics and plastic surgery. I have practiced in a variety of settings: community hospitals, pediatric centers, and universities. My private practice is now located in downtown Portland, Oregon. My dedicated staff and I want to provide you and your loved ones with the highest quality care for your hand and extremity problems."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • University Of California, Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University of California Davis Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Ralph K Davies Microsurg Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buncke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buncke's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buncke to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 1

Dr. Buncke's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I’m really surprised by the negative reviews. I found Dr. Buncke to be so kind, helpful, and very knowledgeable with a wonderful sense of humor. He provided me with complimentary supplies to care for my hand. I would definitely recommend him to anyone!
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Dr. Buncke is a good surgeon but boy is he a rude baster and mean man.Because of this I would not recommend him to family or friends.If you took the time to listen and be on the patients side and try to understand the pain the PT are in instead of mr. know it all.You might be a 5 star.But you are a...more
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Worst bedside manner surgeon of whom I've ever dealt. He was rude to patients and rude to his friendly/accommodating staff. Surprised he is still in business. Good surgeon, miserable attitude. I would NOT recommend him to work on my daughter's pet rat. Miserable listener. Recommended that...more
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I broke a bone in my hand, the same bone in the same hand that I had broken a year ago. Dr. Buncke felt I would mend without surgery, so I opted for casting. While it is not a delightful experience to have a heavy weight pulling down on my arm, I was delighted not to be "antibiotic'd and...more
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