Dr. Michael Buckmire, MD

Dr. Michael Buckmire, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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52 y/o
(30)

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Dr. Michael Buckmire, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

Advanced Surgical Associates

2945 S Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ 85202
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Ameriben
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Colectomy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 90% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Buckmire'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.

Dr. Buckmire's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Buckmire "Dr. Michael Buckmire is a board certified colon and rectal surgeon who performs all aspects of a colorectal surgical practice and provides individualized and compassionate care for patients with diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. Dr. Buckmire earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Buckmire completed training in general surgery at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and finished his colorectal fellowship at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He performs open, laparoscopic and robotic colon surgery for indicated conditions of the colon and small bowel, such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, colorectal and anal cancer and a variety of other conditions requiring surgical intervention. He also performs colonoscopies, when indicated."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buckmire "My goal is to provide the highest quality surgical care available with an emphasis on advanced techniques. Patient care is the core value of my practice."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

23  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

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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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Mcp Hahnemann
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buckmire has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buckmire's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buckmire to family and friends
30 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Buckmire's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Aside from his impressive surgical skills, one of Dr Buckmire's most endearing qualities is that he actually communicates "with" you - as opposed to "at you".. I would recommend him to family and friends without reservation!
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Dr. Buckmire was very professional; he explained what the procedure would be and respected my privacy during the exam. He made certain that any opportunity for pain was minimized - it was painless. He was patient and answered all of my questions at length. His staff is respectful and friendly in...more
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My experience with Dr. Buckmire was excellent! He is an exceptional physician. My foster son been going to him for several years now. I would not ask for a better person and his staff is patient, kind.
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My experience with Dr. Buckmire was excellent! He is an exceptional physician. He gave me a renewed life after feeling so bad for so long. Thank you Dr. Buckmire!
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During my initial consultation with Dr. Buckmire he was pleasant and informative. Unfortunately, on the day of my procedure he exhibited arrogance and a dismissive attitude.
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