Dr. Peter Buckman, MD

Dr. Peter Buckman, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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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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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Buckman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

33  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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26  Procedures

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

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buckman to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

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

Patient Comments (1)

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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