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Specialty:


Sub Specialty:
Cardiology
Nuclear Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
548 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
UPMC Passavant - McCandless
9100 Babcock Blvd.
Suite 1135
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Office Phone:
(412) 748-6484
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100 Bradford Rd.
Suite 310
Wexford, PA 15090
Phone:
(412) 748-6284
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3 St. Francis Way
Suite 202
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066
Office Phone:
(724) 772-1133
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Education:

MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Residency:
University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, PA


Fellowships:
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD

University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, PA



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Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-indentified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

November 14, 2016

As always, Dr. Buffer took the time to listen to my concerns and provide thoughtful answers and recommendations.

November 14, 2016

very professional

November 09, 2016

I had no questions or concerns. I was there for an annual check up, all was fine, hence no concerns.

November 08, 2016

dr is very good with her

November 08, 2016

Dr.Buffer is a caring and compassionate physician and will fit you in for an appointment if he feels that is necessary after reviewing blood work and other test results. Would highly recommend this practice to friends and family.

November 08, 2016

I feel that Dr. Buffer and his staff provide excellent, professional and personal care and attention at every appointment.

November 08, 2016

always good with dr buffer

November 04, 2016

dr is always interested in what i have to say about my health and always answers my questions and concerns.

November 02, 2016

doctor was very easy to talk to. And seemed genuinely concerned.

November 02, 2016

Every thing was just fine