Dr. Hal Buch, MD

Dr. Hal Buch, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(34)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Hal Buch, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Kingston, NY. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

117 Marys Ave Ste 201

Kingston, NY 12401

Contact Information

(845) 331-8146

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
very high
more than 99% of peers
Reflux Esophagitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophagitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
72

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • E. coli Food Poisoning
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Brown University Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Brown University Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buch to family and friends
4.2
based on 34 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Buch's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Saugerties, NY |
This was my second colonoscopy. Not fun but made more comfortable by a friendly, helpful staff in a welcoming environment. I will be back for my repeat.
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Middletown, NY |
Great office, Great Staff, Great Doctor....A+ all around
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in Shokan, NY |
It is impossible to get in touch with someone in their office. They say that their phones are on from 9am to 5pm but 9 out of 10 times you get a recording saying that their office is currently closed. Forget trying to deal with billing. That lady is never in the office and she's rude if she does...more
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in Kingston, NY |
I am a new patient to Dr. Buch and was very happy with the service from day one. The office staff and nurses were attentive to my needs both in the office and on the phone. They accommodated me as quickly as possible and were very courteous. I felt like I received excellent care for such a busy...more
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in New York, NY |
It was an awful experience that bordered on negligence. I have been in NJ since Feb 6th at my daughters after having to have emergency surgery for a bowel blockage that was totally neglected by this Dr. I was told by the doctor down here I was lucky to be alive. I'm still recovering after having to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Buch accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Buch has admitting privileges

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Northern Dutchess Hospital
6511 Spring Brook Ave
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
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HealthAlliance Hospital - Broadway Campus
396 Broadway
Kingston, NY 12401
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