Dr. Sheldon Buzney, MD

Dr. Sheldon Buzney, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Sheldon Buzney, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wellesley, MA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.

422 Worcester St Ste 201

Wellesley, MA 02481

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Drusen
very high
more than 99% of peers
Progressive High Myopia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Buzney'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

  • Ophthalmology

2  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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5  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Chldns Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Chldns Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Mass Eye Ear Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Retina Assocs
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buzney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buzney's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buzney to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Buzney'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

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I don't know maybe he's a good doctor or even a great one, but have patients waiting to see the doctor for over 2 to 3 hours is unexceptable. And the staff, including the doctor didn't even think to apologize. It is now 3:40 pm and it's 3 hours past my appointment, but sill haven't seen the doc...more
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Looks like he's running a money machine, processing as many people as he possibly can... Pack a lunch so you don't starve while you wait forever.
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Seems quite capable and very nice, once you get over the fact that he makes you sit in the waiting room for two to three hours every visit.. Great dr, but his time is a lot more valuable than yours.. I don't think he's capable of keeping a schedule, so plan on spending the day there-- with a crowd...more
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Dr. Buzney has high credentials and he has much experiences but his judgement can be poor which can put patients in situations that are not cared for. He does not know his weaknesses and his staff are not aware of that going trough the routine professes with loopholes. Dr. Buzney has to prove...more
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