Dr. Peter Buckman, MD

Dr. Peter Buckman, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Peter Buckman, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Connecticut in 1986 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

7603 Forest Ave Ste 206

Richmond, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 285-5105

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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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

  • Thoracic 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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