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Dr. Peter Buckman, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Buckman

Dr. Peter Buckman, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut in 1986 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(804) 285-5105

Dr. Buckman accepts the following insurance:

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Buckman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vascular Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buckman treats Vascular Disease more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Buckman treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buckman performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Buckman performs this procedure more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Thrombosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buckman treats Thrombosis more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Buckman treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Buckman's conditions and procedures:

  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • 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
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Tumor
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

About Me

Care Philosophy

http://www.ctsnet.org/home/pbuckman

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1995
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Thomas Jefferson Univ Hosp
Residency Hospital
1987
Thomas Jefferson Univ Hosp
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of Connecticut
Medical School
1977
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School
1995
1992
1987
1986
1977

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Buckman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buckman

3.9

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
62.5%
(5)
4 Stars
12.5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(2)

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What People Say About Dr. Peter Buckman, MD
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I had stage 2-3 esophageal cancer. Dr Buckman was my lead surgeon. He took out 1/3 of my esophagus and 1/2 of my stomach. This was 8 years ago. I have not had any issues with my esophagus or digestive system.
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