Dr. Peter D. Buckman, MD

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Dr. Peter D. Buckman, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male

Richmond Thoracic Surgeons 7603 Forest Ave Ste 206, Richmond, VA 23229 Get Directions
(804) 285-5105

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      • Aetna
      • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Medicaid
      • Medicare
      • MultiPlan
      • Optima Health
      • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
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      • Virginia Health Network
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Thoracic Surgery

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      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achalasia
      • Aneurysm
      • 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

      Procedures Performed

      • 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

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      • 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

      • Medical School
        University of Connecticut

        Graduated in 1986

      • Internship Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson Univ Hosp

        Completed in 1987

      • Residency Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson Univ Hosp

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

        Completed in 1995

      • Undergraduate School
        Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

        Graduated in 1977

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Buckman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Buckman's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Buckman

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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