Dr. Michael VanBuskirk, MD

Dr. Michael VanBuskirk, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Michael VanBuskirk, MD is a family medicine specialist in Encinitas, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1977 and specializes in family medicine.

310 Santa Fe Dr

Encinitas, CA 92024

Contact Information

(760) 753-5594

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. VanBuskirk's Experience

Dr. VanBuskirk's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

171  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Southern California
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Whittier Presby/Usc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. VanBuskirk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. VanBuskirk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. VanBuskirk to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 1

Dr. VanBuskirk's 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 (4)

Dr. Van Buskirk is very thorough and conscientious. He spent a lot of time listening to me. He went the extra mile in looking out for me. I have the upmost confidence in his skill and judgement.
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I really liked Dr. Van Buskirk. He was very analytical in the way he figured out my problem and let me explain my symptoms. Excellent at diagnosis. He asked if I had any questions. He has a good sense of humor. He is not a chatty type of doctor but not a stuffed shirt or has no chip on his shoulder...more
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Dr. Van Buskirk treated my husband who was ill w/ chills, weakness, and head spikes, my husband's description. I suspected a low grade flu. After a thorough reading of my husband's med report, Van Buskirk called the condition a bladder infection. He ordered blood and urine tests. The final...more
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Dr. Vanbuskirk is an excellent diagnostitian motivated to qualify the issue and alleviate same as quickly & efficiently as possible, and does so with great sensitivity. The office/nursing staff represent a superior quality of care one rarely encounters, and all are there for you in emergencies big...more
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