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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
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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.

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I was very satisfied. He was polite and friendly and well knowledgable. His office staff were very kind , compassionate and helpful and took me as an emergency patient and alleviated all my concerns! Thank you!

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He was really friendly with informative staff.

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He was super nice! Great bad side manner and he made me feel very comfortable.

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The wait is often long and the actual doctor isn't in the office as often as I might like (otherwise you just get a PA), but when you actually get him he is fabulous. Love his bedside manner.

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Great office location in the West Village, great waiting room. Lots to look at. Office was funky and clean, and everyone was great. Dr. Buka was lovely, funny & thorough. Happy to recommend.

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The doctor and his assistant were very nice while also highly professional. Good at calming my nerves.

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He has a great voice. He's thorough and made me feel smart for coming in.

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Everyone was welcoming and efficient. Dr. Buka was convincing, personable, took time to explain, and seeme quite efficient.

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Loooong wait times in the reception area then again waiting in the consultation room

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Went for a simple appointment. The staff was nice an accommodating. Will definitely go back.

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I saw Dr. Buka's staff and they were very specific with details to explain all my questions. I love this office!

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I got to the office early and was seen far ahead of my appointnent time. would recommend.

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I liked the doctor himself, he was very personable and nice--however, his assistants didn't seem to know what they were doing and I felt that I left the appointment with many questions that were unanswered. I was tested for a variety of allergies, and much to my surprise learned that I am allergic to a whole range of topical things. However, I was disappointed that the doctor and nurses did not explain what this meant, how I should change my lifestyle/diet, etc. When I asked, I felt the doctor gave me a general answer and nothing that was super actionable.

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Good visit , left satisfied!!

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Love the office and its staff

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The receptionists were very professional and very personable. The nurses were well organized and very friendly. Dr Buka was very attentive, thoughtful and perceptive. I was impressed by the quality of service. Paul T.

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Dr. Buka took the cyst under my arm very quickly and without any pain.

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Great

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He's great!!!

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It was ok ... if I were able to write a prescription myself I would of told myself what he told me. I was looking for a little bit more insight than what I received. Waited way too long. Nurse was nice.

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professional and knowlegable

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Never again! Please read the reviews on Yelp before you go to this doctor-Zocdoc is not accurate!

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The wait time was long but it was because of miscommunication between zocdoc and the office. I requested a cyst removal and called the office to make sure it was set up but when I got there I wasn't scheduled for enough time. The doctor allowed me to wait until there was a window of time that evening so I didn't have to come back so that was appreciated!

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Just all around awesome. It's nicing going to a doctor who lives his work. What a lovely environment and staff too.

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Great practice!

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Major problems getting prescription filled. Pharmacy was a block away. Had to shuttle back and forth between pharmacy and drs. office to get things straightened and had to wait an unreasonably long time for doctor to select a medication that was covered by my insurance. Total visit took 3 hours, 2 of which were involved with getting the prescription filled.

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Bobbys the best!

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Dr. Buka was a great listener. Addressed my concerns and the appointment was quick yet thorough. The staff was attentive and pleasant.

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it doesn't make sense to make an appointment if it takes more than 30 minutes to see a doctor. this is the 3rd time I've been here and I've had to wait more than 30 both times. the doctors are professional and knowledgable, they just need to be a bit more time efficient.

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Loved it as a new patient. listened to all my issues and was attentive.

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A real professional that takes the time to make you feel at ease . Highly recommend him.

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Dr. Buka was great in diagnosis, but he wrote me a prescription that isn't covered by my health insurance, and that I can't afford. It's taken many phone calls to try to speak with the office get a generic prescription; I'm still waiting for a response.

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I didnt not feel he takes his time to listen or even help with my concerns. I felt like a number rather than at home or in my comfort zone. All the fluff for this celebrity dertamtologist is false, he has excellent knowledge but i left puzzled and no one ever reached out to me for my follow up treatments which he recommended me for.

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Dr. Buka was delightful to work with. I was however, disappointed with how long I had to wait before I saw him. My appointment was for 10:40am and I did not see the Dr until 11:35am.

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Very nice, explained everything to me. The office is very clean and welcoming. Just a great experience

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Waited a bit longer than expected, but with so many practices under his name was pleased to be seen by Dr. Buka himself. Very personable, informative, and efficient. Office staff was incredibly friendly and helpful, and I was given periodic updates as I waited, which I really appreciated. Overall, highly recommend!

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Very professional and knowlegable. Will come back.

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Left work for daytime appt. Checked in prior to arrival so no wait at all. Back at work within 30 mins. Great visit.

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Nice office. great staff. Excellent Doctor.

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I think he is a great dermatologist and never pressures me into doing any service that I am not interested in.