Dr. Scott Buckner, MD

Vascular & Interventional Radiology •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Buckner
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Vein Clinics Of America

10440 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 820 Columbia, MD 21044

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(410) 715-7340

Dr. Scott Buckner, MD is a vascular & interventional radiology specialist in Columbia, MD and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in vascular & interventional radiology, interventional radiology, and more.


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Dr. Buckner accepts the following insurance:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Buckner's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Venous Insufficiency
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Dr. Buckner treats Venous Insufficiency more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Buckner treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Venous Sclerotherapy
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Dr. Buckner performs Venous Sclerotherapy more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Buckner performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buckner treats Vascular Disease more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Buckner treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Buckner's conditions and procedures:

  • Fallopian Tube Recanalization
  • Gonadal Vein Sealing
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Spider Veins
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Varicocele
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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Dr. Buckner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buckner

4.6

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
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Provided friendly effective treatment. My feet use to look like a puffer fish. Swelling subsided a lot after treatments.
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Angela Lewis – Sep 06, 2019
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I am worse off than when i had the procedures. My lower right leg, knee down is numb, has had no feeling since Nov. 2018 after a procedure. When asking questions to Dr. Buckner and staff, they got very defensive, condescending, and got very flustered, talking down to me like I didnt know what I was asking - and never received full explanations except to continue having more treatments because my legs supposedly caused the numbness and his treatments would fix it. No, the treatments immediately caused the numbness, nerve damage. I am a very healthy, very active 50 yr old... who had very minor spider veins that I wanted to cosmetically be gone. I'm worse off.
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Sep 02, 2019
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I am not happy with the results, or the follow up meeting.
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Sep 01, 2019
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Friendly, professional and timely.
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Aug 02, 2019
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Dr. Buckner was professional and friendly - he knows what he is doing and makes sure everything is explained well.
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Aug 01, 2019
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Every staff member I have encountered including Dr. Buckner is so nice, professional, courteous, and friendly. I have had very little wait time each time, and have had an overall wonderful experience each time I have had an appointment. I have already referred Dr. Buckner to several other people that I work with!
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Mindy L – Jul 31, 2019
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Professional personable! Great staff!
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Dr. Matthews – Jul 26, 2019
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He was very informative and real about my problem. Hopefully my treatment will be successful.
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Jul 23, 2019
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The staff is very professional, friendly and helpful. Dr. Buckner takes time to give thorough explanations about any questions you have. I feel that he can be a little too relaxed during the procedures in an effort to try to keep you calm and comfortable. Can't say whether that is a good or bad thing. I am a little disappointed at the healing time. I started my procedures in Sept. 2018 in the hopes that most of the scaring would have faded before our vacation to Miami in July 2019. I scares are still prominent. I was self conscience about my legs the whole vacation which was disappointing because I had worked so hard to be in excellence physical shape only to have scared legs. Although the scaring is beginning to fade, it is taking much longer than expected. My vein visibility has diminished significantly though. I have mixed emotions.....
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Jul 13, 2019
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Goals achieved! Pleasant staff. Explains everything. Doesn’t rush you.
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Jul 02, 2019
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I was treated with courtesy and respect. The staff was professional and the treatment seemed quite effective, with a minimum of pain and discomfort.
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May 25, 2019
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I have had a very positive experience at Dr. Buckner's office. The staff have gone above and beyond with scheduling and care. I highly recommend the Columbia office.
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May 09, 2019
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Horrible. He left me far worse off than when I arrived.
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Apr 25, 2019
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The doctor who saw me gave me all sorts of urgent "medical" reasons to have the veins treated - most of which were untrue. For example, I was told the veins put me at a high risk of "dangerous" blood clots - but varicose veins are NOT a source of deep vein thrombosis. I was told that the veins were "causing" edema because they "leaked fluid" - also not true. Check the facts before letting these folks scare you into a procedure!
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Mar 26, 2019
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Dr. Buckner and the entire staff at this organization go above and beyond professionalism. They are the most caring group of people. They are truly a pleasure.
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Brenda Smith in Columbia, MD – Mar 01, 2019
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Wonderful! Excellent! Well-informed! Polite! It is obvious Dr. Buckner and each technician is well trained. This is evident by their outstanding performance. The willingness of technicians to assist patients is exceedingly helpful. The office staff is patient, perceptive, and helpful. I welcome each appointment because of the warm welcome from each staff member. It is a pleasure to be a patient at Vein Clinic of America.
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Turner C. Battle III in Columbia, MD – Feb 10, 2019
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This office is full of professional and friendly staff, and are a reflection of Dr. Buckner’s character and personality. I have visited this office for treatment almost a dozen times in the last several months, and have been impressed with everyone involved in my care. This office sets the bar high!
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Theresa in Woodbine, MD – Jan 03, 2019
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Dr. Buckner is very friendly, professional and puts the patient at ease. He answers all of your questions, even as he is doing a procedure.
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Susan in Annapolis, MD – Dec 23, 2018
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Dr. Buckner is the best doctor! I don’t have any complaints about him.
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Susan Krissoff in Columbia , MD – Dec 12, 2018
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I hardly ever fill out surveys but I’m making an exception. Dr Buckner is one of the best doctors I’ve ever had, and his staff is pretty wonderful too!
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Nancy Miller in Columbia, MD – Dec 11, 2018
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About Me

I truly enjoy treating my patients diseases. Whether it be varicose veins in the legs, pelvic venous congestion, or uterine fibroids. These are truly life changing minimally invasive procedures. I am very excited to facilitate healing and well being in my patients.

Specialties

  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Phlebology

Board Certifications

  • Interventional Radiology & Vascular Radiology

Education

1996
Pittsburgh Vasc Inst
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Saint Francis Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1992
Saint Francis Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1991
Drexel University College of Medicine
Medical School

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Vein Clinics Of America

Vein Clinics Of America10440 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 820 Columbia, MD 21044
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Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

Rockville, MD

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average