Dr. Howard Buchoff, MD

Dr. Howard Buchoff, MD

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Age 67
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Dr. Howard Buchoff, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Altamonte Springs, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

825 Douglas Ave

Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

Contact Information

(407) 788-3381

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Buchoff's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchoff treats Fibromyalgia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Buchoff treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchoff treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Buchoff treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchoff treats Arthritis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Buchoff treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Buchoff's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Buchoff, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Altamonte Springs, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1981
    Miami University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    University Fla
    Residency Hospital
    1979
  • 1977
    University Fla
    Internship Hospital
    1977
  • 1976
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Buchoff's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buchoff

2.5

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
28.125%
(9)
4 Stars
9.375%
(3)
3 Stars
3.125%
(1)
2 Stars
6.25%
(2)
1 Star
53.125%
(17)

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Dr. Buchoff is very knowledgeable and has many years of experience. The reasons I am leaving a less than perfect review are as follows: 1. Had to wait 6 months to first see Dr. Buchoff from my primary's referral. 2. Had a feeling of being rushed during my visits. 3. Paid $50 copay to get okay test...Read More
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Dr. Buchoff is an insultingly awful practitioner. He is rude and disrespectful to his patients, including the elderly. He also refuses to work with other physicians, so if you have multiple diagnoses, be careful of what he prescribes you - he'll do so without concern that medications may harm your...Read More
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Dr. Buchoff has always shown himself to be professional and knowledgeable. The office staff is very friendly and accommodating.
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I've taken my niece 2 this doctor twice. Her 1st visit was standard though she found him cold and quick. I told her to give him a chance. She suffers from Lupus & has been wheelchair bound from stroke for a decade. This last visit was offensive & unacceptable. It was raining & we arrived 10 minutes...Read More
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For months doctors told me the various pains I was having were "just inflammation; take some ibuprofen." When I decided to see a rheumatologist for this "inflammation" thank goodness I chose Dr. Buchoff. He agreed that "something wasn't right" and ran tests until he found the real cause. It was...Read More
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Humana
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