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Sam A. Buffer, MD


Sub Specialty:
Nuclear Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant

Language Spoken:

4.9 Stars
315 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-GME,
Philadelphia, PA

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD

University of Pennsylvania Health System-GME,
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.

August 17, 2015

My visit to Dr. Buffer's was an excellent experience. He was concerned, interested and professional in all ways. His staff was also.

August 12, 2015

This was my annual checkup. Dr. and staff are always ready to answer any questions I may have.

August 12, 2015

Dr Buffer and his staff make visiting his office as pleasant an experience as possible.

August 12, 2015

Dr. Buffer is an excellent cardiologist. A good listener and tops in experience and knowledge.

July 31, 2015

Dr. Buffer is an outstanding doctor. Very professional. Has kept close watch over me and my pacemaker.

July 29, 2015

Dr.Buffer and staff are very professional and caring - and very easy to talk to and understand

July 27, 2015

Dr Buffer viewed EEG videos and read the Surgeon's records and explained results to me. He is a very caring Dr with a lot of patience.

July 27, 2015


July 15, 2015

I would recommendDr.Buffer to anyone. He is tops!

June 29, 2015

Professional, respectful, good interpersonal skills.

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