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Nov 6th, 2014

Dr. Busuito’s treatment of me was despicable. He barely gave me a medical opinion. He did NOT give me a diagnosis. He recommended I get a second opinion before he gave me a first. He insulted me. I wouldn’t even treat a complete stranger the way he treated me. Do NOT see him for any of your medical issues; he is a disgrace to the profession. My rheumatologist referred me to him for an injury to my wrist. A wrist that had been operated on 10 years prior, and was already weak and atrophied for years before on account of the disease process of rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Busuito’s mis-treatment of me on 10/17/14: First, he insulted me by making an unfair judgment based on one glance in my direction as I was seated on the exam table in my street clothes by remarking as he shrugged his shoulders that I don’t look like I have arthritis because I look “fine”. If he had bothered to take a closer look, he could see that my knees and elbow were swollen and stiff. If he had bothered to ask, he would have learned that I had been unable to do my normal daily activities for the past 3 months and had lost 10 pounds (10% of my weight which is significant) in the process. Perhaps, the fact that I am a petite woman in my mid-30’s influenced his judgment of me. Little does he know, that I have had rheumatoid arthritis since the age of 15 months. Second, after I explained in great detail what brought me to his office that day and presented to him my recent x-rays stored on a disc, he abruptly stood up from his stool behind his laptop and left the exam room disc in hand to view the results in the hallway. As I waited, two office staff members barged in my room one after another without knocking looking for him. After waiting ten minutes or so, Dr. Busuito came back into the exam room and said – “I think you should get a second opinion”. Well, I wanted to say – I didn’t get a first opinion! Shocked and dismayed, I sat nearly speechless. At this point, he actually examined my wrist. He hadn’t done that, yet. Ignoring my extremely limited range of motion and my concern for my well being, he instead noticed a surgical scar and asked who had done my surgery. After I responded, he complimented the surgeon. Then, he complimented him again. Third and finally, he gave me his opinion, if you could call it that. Doctor, “I think this is just your arthritis”. Rudely, he asked what it is I am looking to get from him, as if to imply I was looking for a quick fix or drugs. I responded: “First of all, I would like to know what it is you are diagnosing this as. Secondly, I would like to know what the treatment plan is. Thirdly, I would like to know if you think this is going to re-occur, and if so, what I can do to manage it that I am not already doing.” I proceeded to tell him all of the ways I help manage my own chronic disease, as he appeared to NOT listen to a word I said. By the way, during this entire transaction, his medical resident stood awkwardly in the room with us. She was never offered a chair or stool. She was never invited to look at his computer with him. She was never invited to examine me. Dr. Busuito’s treatment of me was despicable. His office staff acted inappropriately and unprofessional. He treated his medical resident with disregard and disrespect. Do NOT see him for any of your medical issues; he is a disgrace to the profession.

Best Surgeon, Hands down! show details Best Surgeon, Hands down!
by Very Happy Patient! on Jun 5th, 2014

Dr. Busuito, is an EXCELLENT doctor t say the very least! I have to be "picky" with the quality set forth when choosing a surgeon, as in my profession, what I look like determines if I get the job. Dr. Busuito, did my Breast augmentation almost 15 years ago. i have appeared on television, in swimsuit magazines, and so forth, and have always been asked if I was natural-That is the quality of the job, I received. I am very happy with my Dr. and have returned to him, to do procedures from overseas, out of state etc. I would never go to any one else. My Husband, also being a television personally chose Dr. Busito for his work through the years. We both are Very happy with him, his staff and all of the care and work we have received starting from the very first surgery. I have been a very satisfied patient for almost 20 years now! Thanks so much Doc for continued great experience!

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by Kelly on Mar 9th, 2014

Do your homework. Being 30 percent higher for breast augmentation doesn't make him more qualified. Had my augmentation done 3 years ago. He could really care less about the outcome. Very cocky and does not listen. It looked like he used two different shape implants. They are hard as rocks and I am in search if a qualified surgeon to fix them. He needs to stick to hand surgery.

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Jan 13th, 2014

Dr. B came highly recommended for rhinoplasty, and I had an excellent experience with him and his office staff. He is easy to talk to, patient, and has a great sense of humor. He is not a "flashy" make you feel good plastic surgeon with a fancy Hollywood office, and doesn't need to be. He is confident and his work speaks for itself. He is straightforward and to the point. There are so many facets of plastic surgery so I can't speak for all of them, however, the work I've seen (and had) of his facial procedures is top notch and I would highly recommend him.

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Dec 9th, 2013

After back surgery and two neck surgeries, I desperately needed a breast reduction. He was a BCBS recommended dr, very short list! I was happy with the size of my breasts after the surgery but that was about it. He left theses "dog ears" tags on my side under arm pits that he had to go back in and cut and sew more...visible now on my actual back. Had to keep going back to get stitches removed that were causes scabs around my nipples, which are now visible uneven scars. It has been four years now and I have two numb breasts that itch all the time internally, 28" of very visible scarline (some which is bumpy) which causes anxiety because you can see it with any bath suit I choose. I would NOT recommend him for this kind of surgery. Be very informed and do your research first.

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by Holly Daily on Oct 27th, 2013

He did an excellent job on my breast augmentation. Unhappy with previous job elsewhere. Very kind and excellent surgeon. Very easy to talk to!!

Indifferent! - Could care less show details Indifferent! - Could care less
by WMC on May 3rd, 2013

I have never been to a Dr. with such a "I could care less" attitude. He sits in a chair on the computer and barely pays attention to you. My wife & I asked a few questions and felt like we were putting him out. He truly never made eye contact with us after he walked in the room and introduced himself. Does he really think we're going to put out $8,000.00 for a procedure that he won't even discuss with us? He expected us to say, yes Dr., whatever you think. Save your money and go somewhere else. There are plenty of Doctors willing to talk with you and not just give one woprd answers!

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Nancy show details Nancy
Sep 4th, 2012

Dr. Busuito is finishing breast reconstruction following a cancer surgery. He is very fussy about the outcome and will work with you until you happy. The nipples he makes are very realistic, as is the tatooing. He also goes on treks to third world areas to do reconstruction on children who have facial deformaties. He is kind and can make you smile, when you are a wreck prior to surgery. He explains and draw pictures of the proceedures. Today I sent my aunt to him for repair of breasts due to cancer. If you wait a bit in the office, it is because he needs to take time with a patient, and not because he is overbooked. He will take as much time as necessary to answer your questions.

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Apr 12th, 2012

Wonderful Doctor and very talented! He can look at a picture and give you exactlly what you want. I was very impressed with his reconstructive skills. Wonderful bedside manner as well. I highly recommend Dr. Busuito, he is worth every penny. A

Rev Bradford show details Rev Bradford
Feb 22nd, 2012

Dr Busuito is the best. I recommend him highly. After 189 lbs weight loss Dr B did my tummy tuck and tigh lifts. I am very happy. all other Dr)s_ would not take the risk Dr B saved my life. I am fine(beautiful) call for your appt you will be happy.

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by john peake on Jan 28th, 2011

outstanding surgeon who has done nearly 20 surgeries on me ( I am a burn center patient )

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