Book an appointment for free

Choose your insurance
Loading...
Choose your insurance
Loading...
No Results
What's the reason for your visit?
Dermatology Consultation
220 Front Street, New York, NY, 10038
152 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY, 11211
135 West 70th Street, New York, NY, 10023
214 Sullivan Street, New York, NY, 10012
See all 7 locations

Qualifications and Experience

Education

Hospital Affiliations

Languages Spoken

Board Certifications

Professional Memberships

In-Network Insurances

Specialties

Professional Statement

A graduate of the 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 lasers, skin cancer, and acne. He speaks at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology on topics ranging from complex eczema 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.

Zocdoc Awards

Verified Patient Reviews

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Everyone at the office is extremely pleasant and attentive! Best dermatologist I've ever had. (Also the office decor is gorgeous, nicer than any apartment I've ever seen???).

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Wait time was short, I’ve been coming to this office for about 2.5 years and at this point it’s quick in and out, with an occasional refill. The PA’s are knowledgeable and attentive, with great bedside manners.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

They schedule patients for every 10 minutes; all the staff is new; you will literally speak with 2 nurses, then a PA, then maybe the doctor will come in to shake your hand at the end. I stayed 2.5 hours last time just to get a prescription written (at the end, it was the wrong dosage anyway) Oh, btw, I was there for the 2nd time because the 1st time they made an administrative mistake on their end that caused me to get locked out of getting medication for a full month. I had noticed the mistake and attempted to call them multiple times, and even went into the office-- no dice.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Great visit. The doctors always take time to listen and follow up on past visits. Highly recommend!

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

The entire experience was odd, from the poorly maintained office with childish touches and the disconnected staff. I’m not returning.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Great visit with Dr. Buka and his team! Best bedside manner I've had at a dermatologist. They took the time to answer ALL of my many questions and listen to my concerns. I felt very well taken care of.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Great service, fast professional

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

There was an overwhelming number of people in the room during my visit.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Always a great experience! Highly recommend Dr Buka and his practice.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Ecellent doctor very lovely staff. Clean office fast service!

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Nice office, quick and easy. Dr Buka is pleasant and knowledgeable.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Nice office and nice staff!

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Great!

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

I have not been back to Dr Buka since the last time which I believe was about 2 years ago not because of him but because of his office manager not be helpful and assisting with my transportation issue I was having at the time. My medical transportation paperwork had expired with my insurance and needed to be updated by my primary. Until my re-certification was updated and in place I could now make any reservation for any medical appts on my own. The only way transportation could be granted to me was if the medical provider`s office placed the reservation. Before leaving Dr. Buka`s office I asked for assistance in this matter and 2 more times while at home. I never was able to speak to the office manager who the rest of the staff said he would have to make the reservation. All I would get was a message from the manager through the staff that it`s was not their responsibility to do it and either I should do it myself or ask my primary doctor to make the appt which makes no sense since what does my primary doctor have to do with Dr. Buka`s office?! The provider that you plan on seeing has to make the appt!!! The office manager at his Front St office blew me off completely! I was still opened to going to one of his other offices once my transportation certification was reinstated, but when I posted my grievance in Dr Buka`s Facebook page private messenger (since Dr Buka`s website would not allow me to upload my grievance email; probably due to the length of it) I never received a response from anyone!!! Since no one never reached out to me about my dissatisfaction and unresolved issue I became turned off with Dr Buka`s organization and decided that not to utilizes any of his services even though he is a good doctor with good bedside manner. He probably has no idea why I stopped coming to see him when we were about do additional testing that I sign consent for. This goes to show you how one person can mess it up for everyone. His office manager at Front St helped him lose a patient! Thank you for allowing me to share my story,

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Dr. Buka (and all of his office staff) was very kind and personable. He is easy to talk to, patient, and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

The wait time was over 30 minutes after the stars appointment time, but the exam itself was efficient and professional.

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Everyone was very nice and helpful. The entrance and waiting room is filled with novelties, books, and records; there's free seltzer and water as well as internet while you wait. I found Dr. Buka very professional and kind. I will be going back in the future.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

I had my appointment with Luke and he was awesome! Young dude, knowledgeable, cool. The operation was quick and easy, and I felt very taken care of. Definitely recommend

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Doctor was very nice as was his staff. Was told there would be no wait but I waited an hour. I was surprised to spend most of my time with a doctor training under Dr. Buka.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

A comprehensive check up, a friendly manner, good service by PA Luke D’Agostino and an assistant. Looking forward to another visit.

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

So awesome. Felt super comfortable. The office is so hip too! Loved to records on the walls and the choice of music! Great spot! Doctor Buka is super great!

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Everyone was really nice and I didn't have to wait and it definitely felt more like a chill café than a doctor's office, which was great because nobody likes going to the doctor.

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Fantastic staff. Very friendly and professional. Would recommend to others.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

My visit with Dr. Robert Buka was excellent. He and his staff were very attentive helpful and professional. Dr. Buka was very knowledgeable. The office is a great positive caring environment. Very clean office as well. I defined would recommend any one whom is in need of a dermatologist to Dr. Buka

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

The doctor was good and helpful. However, it took an absurdly long time to meet with him. The time with him was good but lasted about ten minutes in total. One of the other medical staff members who helped me was not warm at all and seemed like she wanted to get the appointment over as quickly as possible. While the office is thoughtfully decorated, I had some doubts about the level of cleanliness (the examination bed was only partially covered which was concerning as I was required to be naked for part of the appointment, there was also a beverage from a previous client on the ground of the room, and it appeared as if there were dirty gloves on an examination table.) The doctor was very helpful and the space appeared inviting but I wouldn’t return due to wait time, customer service, and cleanliness.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

I am pleased with the service however, the rceptionist or the medical assistants are taking their time authorizing my prescription and the never really call the pharmacy so i can get my medication. It is really horrible when it comes to the front person.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Great doctor, cool office, love the bob Ross videos! It was a bit of a wait but not too bad, I just had to push off another appointment I had planned for after, but once I was in everything was smooth sailing.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Had a great visit with Dr. Buka. Very friendly and super professional.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Friendly and professionals

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Modern and comfortable vibe. Highly recommend.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Beautiful office. Efficient and profession and a lovely experience.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Worth the wait! After many doctor’s misdiagnosis. The staff took me seriously and helpful cure me. My skin looks great now and I am super thankful. Very kind folks from the receptionist to doctors to phone service.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

I love this office! The ambience is crazy cool! Make sure you look at the nice artwork when you go. I’m glad I found this practice, my questions are always answered and I definitely won’t see anyone else for my skin issues. The staff is always amazing as well!

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Absurdly long wait

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Great experience with the dermatologist and nurses but the receptionist was rude

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

I only saw the physicians assistant at this office. She was super nice and helpful. She gave me a ton of good recommendations for skin care products.

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Modern environment. Dr. Buka has exceptional people skills and makes you feel comfortable as a patient.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Super efficient, friendly staff. Attractive, stylish office. A great medical experience.

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Dr. Buka was great, his office mediocre. Waited 15 minutes in the waiting room than another 25 minutes in the exam room. Once I saw the doctor he was kind, concise and very informative. Later in the day I had some issues with the prescription this office called in for me and experienced challenges working with thier prescription services team. They were pretty rude and snappy.

(Verified Patient)

Overall Rating
Bedside Manner
Wait Time

Great office atmosphere and loved Dr. Buka! He is authentic and honest. Really appreciated his services today.