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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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This is a great place! I appreciate the visit and care they provided. Recommend them strongly.

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Dr. Buka and his staff were super friendly, helpful, and reassuring. The 28th street office is beautiful, and I had basically no wait when I got there. Appreciated they they asked about and addressed other skin concerns when I was just there for a mole check—saved me another appointment!

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Super welcoming, great staff, super organized, efficient, & minimal wait! First experience was amazing!

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The front office staff seemed disorganized. They did not have the forms that I completed on Zoc Doc and my wait was upwards of 45 min even though I was the only paitient there and was the first patient of the day.

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I believe my assistants name was Chanel, she was an absolute sweetheart. While taking my medical history & going over reason for my visit she made me extremely comfortable. She was younger and st first I questioned her expertise but as the appointment progressed she really made me feel safe with my doctor. The physicians’ assistant was throrough and the doctor himself explained everything very scientifically - but made sure I understood everything. I’m so pleased with this experience and am happy I chose Dr. Buka as my dermatologist.

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My whole experience was phenomenal! Dr. Buka and his staff are very friendly, knowledgeable, attentive, and I was seen right away. The office decor was quite refreshing too. I am used to standard doctor offices (dull and bland), but this office is completely rustic chic, which fits the whole LIC vibe to the T. I highly recommend!

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Great

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He is a great doctor

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Amazing office and extremely courteous and knowledgeable staff.

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Doctor was great and very professional. Admin staff leaves a lot to to be desired. Had a biopsy, first they tell me results in a week, then call about remaining charge, no news about blood work, and then it turns into two weeks and "they're backed up." Extremely unprofessional.

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Dr. Buka and staff were informative, pleasant and knowledgeable.

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The staff was cordial and attentive. My only hangup with them is I was told a prescription was going to be sent to my pharmacy and I went to the pharmacy after my appointment and it wasn't there and then called at 8:30 pm and they still didn't receive it.

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Really really great experience when you can get Dr. Bula himself, very inconsistent care from other doctors under his wing. Amazing efficiency though regardless.

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He was very kind and knowledgeable, really took the time to talk to me about the discomfort I was experiencing and how to treat it. His nurses were very diligent and thorough as well. Just found my new dermatologist! Highly recommend!

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Very courteous and answered all my questions. Thanks. Will come again.

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This was just amazing! I got a chance to meet Bobby Buka himself. He has a beard. The whole experience was great. It isn't the building called The Montgomery it's the building ... Next to it . Nice facility, great staff, and overall satisfaction. Def would revisit again.

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Dr.Buka was super friendly, knowledgeable and attentive towards my needs. Would definitely refer him to my network.

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Very friendly and professional atmosphere. Would look forward to returning to see Dr. Buka.

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My skin wasn't even looked at and they prescribed me medication that wasn't covered by my insurance. Id like someone to look at my skin situation before prescribing something. Disappointed

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He is magnificent no harsh pain and he ask questions about the area no pain what a doctor maybe all my doctors should do the same he is excellent excellent excellent I won't change him for the world

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The first time in a very long time I have been able to feel totally comfortable and confident with a male doctor. He was friendly, affable, and normalised everything so I felt at ease talking about even very private matters.

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Dr. Buka and his staff were very friendly, approachable, and easy to talk to. I feel very comfortable under his care.

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Wasn't seen by Dr Buka but his associate was great, knowledgeable and friendly, staff too. Waiting time is like 2 minutes not long at all. Very satisfied with the service and this was my second visit.

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The office of Dr. Buka was very chic, and professional. I felt that my issues were given great care and consideration. And as a plus, the office is very near to public transportation, which is quite convenient. I would definitely visit again.

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Dr. Buka treated my deep acne scars with micro-needling+PRP treatments. I was thrilled with the results because my acne scars greatly improved. The results are cumulative; hence, the doctor recommended two to three sessions for ultimate results.

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Only saw him for two mins. Just asked a question and left. His PA did all the work.

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Be warned that the receptionists don't tell you that even though you ask to make an appointment with Dr Buka, you will see the physician assistant regardless. And then if you want to see the Dr you have to be placed back in the waiting room to see him. One of the medical assistants admitted that the front desk staff 'don't know anything' and often fail to mention this to new patients. The Dr was highly recommended by a friend but I'm not sure the long wait and this double waiting period is worth it. I was there for two hours in total! Another patient with a 2 year old was waiting for more than an hour and finally demanded she get her co-pay back and left without seeing the Dr because 2 year olds have a low threshold for patiently waiting...

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Overall I like Dr Buka. I get the sense that he enjoys taking time with patients and making sure they understand everything. But that said, today's wait time was borderline unacceptable. I arrived at 10:20 for a 10:30 appointment and was seen at 11:30. A heads up that they were running behind when I checked in might have been a nice courtesy...

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Perfect as always they know that gluten is what cause most acne and they are right on point.

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The wait time is very long, and I saw a PA rather than Dr. Buka. However, the PA was very pleasant, and I'm very happy with the treatment that Dr. Buka suggested.

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The office was running really far behind, which caused a 1+ hour wait. The visit itself was fine, but the wait was super long.

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I would highly recommend Dr. Buka. He was warm, knowledgable and attentive.

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Another amazing visit with Dr. Buka's practice. I had an appointment at 9:20am but I arrived a few minutes early. I waited for about 30 seconds before I got called to the room (5 mins early!). All of the staff (front desk, MA, PA) were super friendly, and I was in and out with all of my questions answered within 15 minutes. Amazing office experience and I'll be going back again for sure.

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Dr Buka had a very strange personality and brought in like 4 other doctors to check me out without asking. Worst he did a biopsy on a mole that he clarified was not anything and would be a tiny cut but was much bigger and now i have a scar. Totally unhelpful.

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Everyone was very nice and informative. The procedure was quick, I was in and out just like that.

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Was not helpfull at all.

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Awesome service.

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Clean facility - competent doctors but go ahead and clear your plans for the day b/c you will wait over 1 hour to even go to the room and then another 20 minutes before a practitioner comes in.

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The wait time made the trip not worth it. Buka was friendly but spent very little time with me and didn't talk me through the problem. It's a pretty office and they're friendly but I would not recommend this place to a friend.