Dr. Paul Buehrens, MD

Dr. Paul Buehrens, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Buehrens, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Kirkland, WA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

12710 Totem Lake Blvd NE

Kirkland, WA 98034

Contact Information

(425) 821-4040

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

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."
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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoporosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Warts

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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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • 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

Dr. Buehrens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buehrens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buehrens to family and friends
3.9
based on 15 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Buehrens' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Camano Island |
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...more
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Seattle, WA |
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...more
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in Marco Island, FL |
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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Bothell, WA |
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....more
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in Woodinville, WA |
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...more
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Hospitals where Dr. Buehrens has admitting privileges

EvergreenHealth Medical Center - Kirkland
12040 NE 128th St
Kirkland, WA 98034
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