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Sam A. Buffer, MD


Sub Specialty:
Nuclear Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
311 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

HVI Cardiology
100 Bradford Rd.
Suite 311
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 748-6284
UPMC HVI at Passavant - Cranberry
3 St. Francis Way
Suite 202
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066
Office Phone:
(724) 772-1133
UPMC Passavant - McCandless (UPMC HVI at Passavant)
9100 Babcock Blvd.
Suite 1135
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Office Phone:
(412) 748-6484


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


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

University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, PA

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD

University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, PA

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November 03, 2015

Dr Buffer is a great doctor. He is smart and is able to translate medical information into very easy-to-understand language. He has a great "bedside manner" -- he is very kind and caring. I am very lucky to have Dr Buffer caring for me.

November 03, 2015

My routine cardio check - up went very smoothly. Everyone was on top of their game.

November 02, 2015

Dr. Buffer is a wonderful Dr.

November 02, 2015

Very well pleased

October 23, 2015

This doctor saved my life.

October 23, 2015

He is a very good dr and we trust him we think he takes very good care of us

October 23, 2015

He has taken care of her for five years and does a great job

October 21, 2015

Dr. Buffer is great. He's personable, knowledgable, and humble.

October 21, 2015

Doctor Buffer is an excellent blend of careful, precis scientist (attention given to records, test results and exams) and a care full humanity in the exchange between doctor and patient.

October 16, 2015

He's awesome, down to earth and very professional at the same time. Actually cares about how I'm doing and wants to help any way he can. His patients are his priority!

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