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James Buffum, MD

Dr. Buffum is a cardiologist in the Springfield area. He is affiliated with Baystate Franklin Medical Center and 4 more hospitals.
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Dr. Buffum saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more heart valve condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more shortness of breath patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw generalized pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more abnormal breathing patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more high cholesterol patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more cardiomyopathy patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more fainting patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more rheumatic heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more heart block patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw Long QT syndrome patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more AV block patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more aortic aneurysm patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more aneurysm patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more sleep disorders patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more atrial flutter patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more lung condition patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more stroke patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw more swelling patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Buffum saw pulmonary fibrosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Buffum sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

K Francis Lee MD PC
2 Medical Center Dr
Springfield, MA 01107
78 miles away
  • Spanish
Office
300 Stafford St
Springfield, MA 01104
78 miles away

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Credentials
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1984

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Cardiovascular Disease
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Interventional Cardiology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Buffum is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Baystate Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Baystate Wing Hospital and Medical Centers
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Greater Springfield MRI Mercy Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield