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Sam A. Buffer, MD


Sub Specialty:
Nuclear Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
414 Patient
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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
100 Bradford Rd.
Suite 310
Wexford, PA 15090
(412) 748-6284
3 St. Francis Way
Suite 202
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066
Office Phone:
(724) 772-1133


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


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

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April 19, 2016

Outstanding. Very professional, friendly, knowledgeable and courteous. A plus operation.

April 18, 2016

always can talk to dr buffer about my heart care: thats great for me:

April 15, 2016


April 14, 2016

Visit is informative and helpful. Receive excellent attention and response to questions.

April 05, 2016

Dr. buffer always puts you at ease . Listen and is knowleable to my questions

April 05, 2016

Excellent - couldn't be a better doctor...................

April 04, 2016

Dr. Buffer and his staff are outstanding and I am extremely pleased. They treat me with respect and like a member of their Team. We make decisions based on all the information available, and I feel Dr. Buffer always has my best interests at heart. I wouldn't go anywhere else and would recommend him to anyone who needed a cardiologist!!

April 01, 2016

Always wonderful//wish they had remained at the old location.

April 01, 2016

Excellent Care

March 31, 2016

good experience

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