Dr. Susan Buenaventura, MD

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General Surgery | Female

Dr. Susan Buenaventura, MD
Dr. Susan Buenaventura, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Alexandria, VA. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Buenaventura is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital.

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    Dr. Buenaventura's Reviews

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    4.9
    based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)
    Dr. Buenaventura's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
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    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      Under 10 minutes
    Patient Comments (2)
    in Stafford, VA |
    I had explant with breast lift surgery by Dr. Buenaventura about 12 months ago and her skills are second to none. Did not encounter a single problem after the surgery and you can't see the scars. They had now turned the color of my skin and I feel like a million bucks! She is a gifted plastic surgeon and I thank my lucky stars I found her. I am not going back to her for a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction of the hips. I'm more than comfortable returning to her for additional surgeries.
    in Alexandria, VA |
    I went to Dr Buenaventura for a breast reduction. She and the ladies who worked at her office always had a calming and caring attitude. My surgery went as close to perfect as anything done by humans can be. I don't know if Dr Buenaventura or the hospital (Alexandria INOVA Hospital) did this on purpose, but the nurse who prepped me for surgery had also had a breast reduction. Talking to someone who had been through the surgery and who could tell me what it was like in first person was a big help.
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    Dr. Buenaventura's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Plastic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Ptosis
    • Cancer
    • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecomastia
    • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Skin Cancer

    Education

    • Medical School
      Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      Yale University School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      Yale University School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1993

    • Fellowship Hospital
      U Nc Sch Med

      Completed in 1995

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Breast Augmentation
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Dermal Filler
    • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Cancer
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Facelift
    • Facial Reconstruction
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Lip, Excision or Resection
    • Skin Grafts
    • Wound Repair