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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 57

10220 Alliance Rd
Blue Ash, OH 45242
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Dr. Buffington's Specialties

  • Urology

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Hospital Quality

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Bethesda North Hospital
10500 Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital
7500 State Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45255

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Urology Group
Urology Group
10220 Alliance Rd
Blue Ash, OH 45242
Urology Group
7794 5 Mile Rd Ste 200
Cincinnati, OH 45230
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    Dr. Buffington's Experience

    Specialties

    • Urology
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    • Cystometry
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Kidney and Ureter Removal
    • Lithotripsy
    • Orchiectomy
    • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
    • Penile Implants
    • Prostate Removal
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Uroflowmetry
    • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
    • Vasectomy
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    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Balanoposthitis
    • Bedwetting
    • Bladder Atony
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
    • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
    • Diverticulum of Bladder
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypospadias
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Kidney Infection, Acute
    • Kidney Infection, Chronic
    • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Male Infertility
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Penile Cancer
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    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Polyuria
    • Premature Ejaculation
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Spermatocele
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Undescended Testicles
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urethral Stones
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Hesitancy
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    • Yeast Infections
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Jewish Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    University Cincinnati
    Complete in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buffington & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Buffington's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Bethesda North Hospital

    • Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.5
    • 21 Star Ratings
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    3.5 out of 5

    21 responses

    Dr. Buffington's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.6 out of 5

    21 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    21 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    21 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    21 responses

    Experience with Dr. Buffington

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.6 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.6 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.6 out of 5

    21 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Urology Group
    10220 Alliance Rd
    Blue Ash, OH 45242
    (513) 841-7800 (Office)
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    Urology Group
    7794 5 Mile Rd Ste 200
    Cincinnati, OH 45230
    (513) 841-7840 (Office)
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    Urology Group
    2000 Joseph E Sanker Blvd
    Cincinnati, OH 45212
    (513) 841-7400 (Office)
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