Dr. Robert Buka, MD

Dr. Robert Buka, MD

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Age 44
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Dr. Robert Buka, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in dermatology, pediatric dermatology, and more.Read his story

135 W 70th St

New York, NY 10023

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health First Health Plans
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Top Care Areas

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Telogen Effluvium
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fungal Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Buka's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Buka "Dr. Robert L. Buka is a Dermatologist serving the Brooklyn and New York areas for more than 15 years. Dr. Buka is experienced in Ultherapy® – Uplifting Ultrasound!, Chemical Peel Treatment and Laser Skin Resurfacing. He is a professional member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buka "Dr. Bobby Buka, New York City's leading dermatologist, offers a wealth of dermatologic experience in both cosmetic and medical treatments. Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Buka is passionate about the skin health and skin care of New Yorkers. With his unique approach to dermatology treatment in New York City, Dr. Buka not only aims to diagnose and prescribe the most common skin issues--from acne to psoriasis--but places a unique emphasis on education and building a relationship with each of his patients."

3  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Pediatric Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

60  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • New York Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Univ Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Univ Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital in New York City
    Internship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Top 50 Dermatology Case Studies for Primary Care,
  • Buka’s Emergencies in Dermatology,

Languages Spoken

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Member

Dr. Buka's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buka

4.2

Based on 142 reviews

5 Stars
74.64788732394366%
(106)
4 Stars
7.042253521126761%
(10)
3 Stars
1.408450704225352%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
16.901408450704224%
(24)

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Visited 220 Front Street; clean office a long wait. Dr. Buka was recommended by a colleague who’s satisfied and has good results. The receptionist wasn’t helpful when asked about authorization needed for medication and call back the pharmacy required. She actually tried to delegate the front office...Read More
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I visited the 214 Sullivan Street location to have some skin tags and spots looked at. I have to say that out of all of the doctors visits I have ever gone to this was the most professional and well executed experience I have ever had. The staff and doctors were extremely knowledgeable,...Read More
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Be aware! I've been at his UWS location before once and I liked my experience. I came back to remove a skin tag in the same area as I had before. The doctor told me that it's wart, not a skin tag. I wasn't advice about the price. I had no idea that procedure doesn't guarantee the results. I would...Read More
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This was the WORST experience I have EVER had at a doctor's office. Both my parents are physicians, so I know better than most that seeing patients on-time is hard, but I sat in the waiting room for 2 HOURS! I ended up walking out without seeing a doctor or any sort of apology/follow-up. Overall,...Read More
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At least their office was nice. BUT, I didn't feel the physician's assistant was very helpful. Also they are catering to many people but if they call themselves pediatrician dermatologists, they should also have a space for infants. No table against a wall or anything.. A very uncomfortable long...Read More
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