Dr. George Buzzas, MD

Dr. George Buzzas, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. George Buzzas, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bend, OR and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

1247 NE Medical Center Dr

Bend, OR 97701

Contact Information

(541) 322-5753

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Carotid Ultrasound
normal
more than 16% of peers
Hernia Repair
normal
more than 5% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Buzzas'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.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Body Imaging
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2/18/2016
    Amount or Range: $450,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Location: Bend, OR. Alleged negligence during surgery in removing a section of the external anal sphincter muscle and in misplacing surgical staples which injured the internal anal sphincter muscle and other anal tissues, resulted in loss of sphincter control and fecal incontinence.
    State: 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.

Education

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Ks School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Buzzas has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Buzzas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buzzas' Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buzzas to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Buzzas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Buzzas was my surgeon for laser assisted liposuction to my upper and lower abdomen and waist area at the Portland Sonobello office on 6/25/16. He was prompt, very personable and professional, and answered all of my questions. During the procedure, he took extra care to make sure that I was...more
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