Dr. Robert Buxton, DO

Dr. Robert Buxton, DO

Family Medicine | Male | 49 years old

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Saint Alphonsus Medical Group
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Endometriosis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hypertension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Shingles
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Shots
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Culture for Bacteria
  • Breast Exam
  • Casting
  • Circumcision
  • Enema
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Feces Culture, Bacteria
  • Flu Shot
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Immunization
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Joint Injection
  • Lab Service
  • Newborn and Well-Child Care
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Preventive Care
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Splinting
  • Vaccination
  • Viral Culture
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray

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  • 0
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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Des Moines University, College Of Osteopathic Medicine And Surgery

    Graduated in 2008

  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Family Medicine Program

    Completed in 2009

  • Residency Hospital
    Mercy Family Medicine Residency Program

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    BYU

    Graduated in 1995

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Compassionate Care Award, Mercy Medical Center
    • Northern Iowa, Chief Resident, Mercy Medical Cente
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Buxton's Care Philosophy

I love being part of a team of people that can truly make a difference in the lives of others.? The most rewarding thing about my job is gaining the trust of my patients and continually learning.? I have a particular interest in Diabetes, Ear, Nose and Throat disorders.