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Patient Reviews

3.5
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(17)
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Susan Bukata is Good. Dr. Bukata has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
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Promptness 3.4
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Courteous Staff 3.9
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
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Bedside Manner 4.2
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Spends Time with Me 4.2
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Follows Up After Visit 4.1
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Susan Bukata, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Bone Cancer
  • Clinical Research
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Limb Salvage
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Bukata graduated from Columbia University, New York. She has 7 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mid-City
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Santa Monica, CA
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Bukata has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 
  • UCLA Medical Center 

Languages

  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Susan Virginia Bukata MD is a female Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Susan V. Bukata practice?
Dr. Susan Bukata has 1 office location.
Dr. Susan Bukata practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Santa Monica, CA.
See Santa Monica Surgeons.