Dr. Paul Buehrens, MD

Dr. Paul Buehrens, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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Dr. Paul Buehrens, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Kirkland, WA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

12710 Totem Lake Blvd NE

Kirkland, WA 98034

Contact Information

(425) 821-4040

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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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more than 80% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
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more than 80% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
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more than 79% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buehrens "A graduate of Harvard College and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Buehrens completed his internship and residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is Board Certified in Family Practice. He has been awarded recognition for 3 years (beginning December 2007) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance/American Diabetes Association Diabetes Physician Recognition Program. Dr. Buehrens joined the practice in 1981. He is the Medical Director of Lakeshore Clinic."

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

106  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Med University SC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Med University SC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • NCQA recognition for Heart Stroke care since 2010, 11/2010
  • Voted Top Doctor in Seattle Magazine, 2010
  • NCQA recognition for Diabetes Care since 2010, 10/2010
  • Voted Top Doctor in Seattle Magazine, 2002
  • Voted Top Doctor in Seattle Magazine, 2011
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buehrens' Reviews

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3.9

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I have used Dr. Buehrens for over 8 years now- I am 71. He has helped me find the right specialist/specialties on 2 occasions. He has taken time to read my detailed symptom list and then ask even more penetrating questions to arrive at the diagnosis and correct treatment. He has deep knowledge...Read More
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Camano Island – Oct 17, 2017
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Dr. Buehrens has been my doctor since 1982 after a frustrating experience with another doctor in the clinic at that time who wouldn't test me for mono because there hadn't been any reports of it in the region. Dr. Buehrens looked at my symptoms,diagnosed mono and ordered a blood test to confirm...Read More
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Seattle, WA – Apr 26, 2017
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He is without question the best Dr I have ever worked with. I travel 2800 miles to see hime for even checkups Straight to the point and is accurate and helpful. He gives hope when telling how to improve your situation.
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Michael Barrett in Marco Island, FL – Mar 25, 2017
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My experience with Dr. Buehrens was by far the worst I have ever had with any doctor. He actually joked that he could come into an appointment with his eyes closed and tell the patient that the reason for their illness stemmed from being overweight and out of shape and be right most of the time....Read More
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Bothell, WA – May 02, 2016
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I have been a patient at Lakeshore Clinic for over 50 years. This is the second time I have seen Dr. Buehrens and both experiences have been poor. He doesn't listen, blames illness on seasonal allergies, and does not want to prescribe antibiotics. I saw him on urgent basis and my normal doctor...Read More
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Lakeshore Patient in Woodinville, WA – Apr 06, 2016
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