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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Buxton is Good. Dr. Buxton has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Douglas Buxton, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Glaucoma
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Buxton graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2000 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Buxton has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital/St. Luke's Hospital Division 
  • Beth Israel Medical Center - Kings Highway Division 


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Additional Information
Dr. Douglas Francisco Buxton MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Douglas F. Buxton practice?
Dr. Douglas Buxton has 2 office locations.
Dr. Douglas Buxton practices Ophthalmology near New York, NY.
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