Dr. Philip Buffington, MD

Dr. Philip Buffington, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Philip Buffington, MD is an urology specialist in Blue Ash, OH and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in urology.

10220 Alliance Rd

Blue Ash, OH 45242

Contact Information

(513) 841-7800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • 43 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Buffington'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.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

2  Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

62  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urostomy
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Cincinnati
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buffington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buffington's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buffington to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Buffington'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 have interstitial cystitis and kidney stones so I have seen many urologist in Cincinnati and elsewhere(including Cleveland Clinic).Dr Buffington has been the most encouraging urologist I have come across so far.He stays up to date on new treatments and procedures to help with my IC.He is also...more
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