Dr. Peter Buckman, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(7)
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Dr. Peter Buckman, MD
Dr. Peter Buckman, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Buckman is affiliated with Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center and Southside Regional Medical Center.

7603 Forest Ave Ste 206

Richmond, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 285-5105

Dr. Peter Buckman, MD

Dr. Peter Buckman, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Tumor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University of Connecticut
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Thomas Jefferson Univ Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Thomas Jefferson Univ Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buckman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buckman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buckman to family and friends
3.7
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Buckman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Buckman accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Buckman has admitting privileges

Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center
727 N Main St
Emporia, VA 23847
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Southside Regional Medical Center
200 Medical Park Blvd
Petersburg, VA 23805
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