Dr. Mary Buchness, MD

Dr. Mary Buchness, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Mary Buchness, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1982 and specializes in dermatology.

100 Crosby St Rm 406

New York, NY 10012

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

41  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Excimer Laser Therapy for Psoriasis
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Juvederm Ultra Plus 
  • Kybella Treatment for Submental Fat
  • Mole Removal
  • Phototherapy
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Spider Vein Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal

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.


  • Harvard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Hospital Of Cleveland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • New York & Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buchness has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buchness' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buchness to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Buchness' 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 (3)

I have been a patient of Dr. Buchness for many years now and I feel very confident and comfortable with her. She always takes the time to explain what is going on with my case and does it with care. Her staff is pleasant and efficient, never had a problem. I highly recommend Dr. Buchness, she...more
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Front desk staff is less than friendly and always demand all money upfront before seeing the doctor. One of her medical assistants greeted me with sarcasm, and even though I've been to Dr. Buchness a number of times for a procedure, it's always as if she's seeing me for the first time. She...more
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I'm confused by this review because I get constant compliments about my staff. I explain everyone's medical conditions to them and ask if they have any questions. When I cancel appointments, it is often because I am advocating for the rights of my patients in Albany. With regards to the email incident, it happened over 2 years ago, was a clerical error by one of my staff, and everyone was provided with a year of credit monitoring and insurance against identity theft.

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Dr. Buchones might be a fine director but her office staff is there to steal!! From you. There is no other way to say it. They condition the appointment only after I pay them some ridiculous amount of money they falsfuly demand I owed. And the funny thing is that they did the same exact thing to...more
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I'm so sorry that you had this experience in my office. Unfortunately, physicians who take insurance like myself are bound by contracts with the insurance companies. If we do not collect what is owed, it is considered breach of contract, and we are dropped from the plan. This would affect many of my patients in an adverse way.

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