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Dr. Joseph A Caruana Is this you?

About Dr. Joseph A Caruana

Dr. Joseph A Caruana, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Buffalo, NY. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Caruana is affiliated with Sisters Of Charity Hospital, Kaleida Health Buffalo General Medical Center and NYU Lutheran Medical Center. Dr. Caruana has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

14 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph A Caruana is Great. Dr. Joseph A Caruana has been rated by 14 patients. From those 14 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph A Caruana is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Synergy Bariatrics

30 N Union Rd Ste 104
Buffalo, NY 14221
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph A Caruana has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joseph A Caruana has the following 4 expertise

  • Stomach Stapling (Gastroplasty)
  • Obesity
  • Cryosurgery
  • Liver Removal (Hepatectomy)

Dr. Joseph A Caruana has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Joseph A Caruana is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Dr. Caruana is a wonderful doctor who is very caring and extremely competent.

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my experience

I like the Dr and Christina the PA is the best . However if you need disability papers filled out beware !!!! Stacy lies to your face and doesn't care . I waited 2 months for my first check because of her . She filled in wrong dates , never faxed them . Don't be trusting !!!!!

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This doctor changed my life...

Amazing experience. Dropped from 275 to 175 in 8 months. Chnaged my life.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Caruana is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    46 Years Experience

  • State University Of New York Upstate Medical University

    Graduated in 1972

  • Erie County Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph A Caruana accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
  • Independent Health
    • Independent Health Encompass HMO
    • Independent Health FlexFit HMO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Preferred PPO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Synergy Bariatrics, 30 N Union Rd Ste 104, Buffalo, NY

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