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Dermatologist Dr. Robert Buka
Bobby Buka MD, PC
Dr. Robert Buka

220 Front Street
1st Floor
New York, New York  10038
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Tel: (212) 385-3700
Fax: (212) 385-3703

Doctor Rating    3.57 7 Total Reviews Add a Review
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A graduate of Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Dr. Buka completed an internship in internal medicine at Saint Vincent's Hospital in New York City. He then completed a dermatology residency at the University of California, San Diego and a fellowship in pediatric dermatology at Children's Hospital in San Diego. Dr. Buka holds a law degree from Fordham University in New York City and speaks fluent Spanish.
Dr. Buka's particular expertise is in vascular laser and pigmented lesions. He speaks at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology on topics ranging from complex exzema to techniques in dermatologic surgery. His articles have been published in dermatology and plastic surgery textbooks as well as a number of medical research journals.
Office Hours Tueday-Friday 12pm-7pm EST Saturday 8am-12pm EST
General Address In South Street Seaport between Beekman St & Peck Slip. Subways: Fulton Street Station 2/3, A/C, 4/5
Year Started Office 2007
Parking Type Public parking lot and metered parking on street
Primary Language English
Additional Languages Spanish, Chinese
Doctor Website Address Doctor Website
Insurance Plans Aetna, Aftra, Americhoice, Beechstreet, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CCN, Cigna, Coresource, First Health, Guardian, GHI, Greatwest, Healtnet, Humana Choice Care, Local 1199, Magnacare, Medicare, Multiplan, Oxford, PHCS, United Healthcare, Qualcare, US Family Health Care
HMO (Referral Required) or PPO both
HMO Direct Access Program Yes
Medicare Yes
Accept Uninsured Patients? Yes
Emergency Care? Yes
General Rates Self pay rates: Initial $125, Follow up $85
Medical School Northwestern Medical School
Doctor Name Dr. Robert Buka
Gender male

I found this doctor to have poor bedside manner and no "soul" for me as a patient. I waited 40 minutes to see him, and was first greeted by an assistant who I had to share my personal medical issues with. I was there to have a removal and felt so uncomfortable with him, I just told him I will leave .....
Posted By: Rob   New York, New York    6/15/2012
Overall Rating: 1 Recommended: No
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Posted By: marc   great neck, ny   7/18/2009
Overall Rating: 4 Recommended: Yes
I totally agree with one of the other reviewers - he defintely did not know what he was doing with my 2 1/2 year old son. after a half a dozen visits could not help him - if anything made his condition worse. took him elsewhere and that pediatric dermatologist helped him in 1 visit. he may be a dr.....
Posted By: Heidi   ny, ny   5/8/2009
Overall Rating: 2 Recommended: No
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Posted By: Kelly   NYC, NY   1/15/2009
Overall Rating: 5 Recommended: Yes
Dr. Buka was not able to treat a common skin condition in 8 visits that another doctor was able to cure in one. By the 6th visit Dr. Buka would no longer treat me and I was attended to by a nurse, though he generated significant revenue charging my insurance. When asked what the problem was he used .....
Posted By: Charles   new york, new york   11/4/2008
Overall Rating: 3 Recommended: No
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Posted By: Anonymous   new york, new york   2/28/2008
Overall Rating: 5 Recommended: Yes
Stellar physician - beautiful office. He made me feel comfortable about my diagnosis, was an intent listener and provided all around superlative medical care. A+ doc!.....
Posted By: Sarah   NYC, NY   2/16/2008
Overall Rating: 5 Recommended: Yes
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