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Specialty:


Sub Specialty:
Cardiology
Nuclear Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant


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

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
Office 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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June 06, 2018

Very satisfied.

June 04, 2018

Dr Buffer has always been great, glad that he is part of the team

May 25, 2018

Dr Buffer reviewed my past history and offered some possibilities and recommendations for past problems I've encountered. I was impressed that he took the initiative to offer his thoughts.

May 24, 2018

Dr. Buffer is an intelligent, personable, involved cardiologist of the highest degree. His knowledge extends far beyond just his cardiology field. I have full confidence in him to keep my heart as healthy as possible.

May 23, 2018

Dr buffer is one of the most knowlegable Dr. I go to . He is very concerned and helpful . I would and did recommend him to others.

May 21, 2018

dr buffer is wonderful!

May 10, 2018

love dr buffer and the girls at his office In Cranberry

May 10, 2018

Excellent examination and Excelent Doctor.

May 09, 2018

office staff and medical assistants at the hospital office of dr. buffer are the best of any doctor's office i have ever visited

May 08, 2018

Dr. Buffer, Cheryl, Sue, Christine, and the staff always make me feel as I am their most important patient. I feel as though I have received the best care.