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James Buffum, MD

Dr. Buffum is a cardiologist in the Springfield area. He is affiliated with Berkshire Medical Center and 4 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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103 doctors
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102 doctors
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51 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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72 doctors
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73 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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109 doctors
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110 doctors
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54 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
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47 doctors
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23 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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100 doctors
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100 doctors
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49 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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51 doctors
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50 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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36 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more heart valve condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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28 doctors
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28 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
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49 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Buffum saw more acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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46 doctors
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46 doctors
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23 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more shortness of breath patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Buffum saw generalized pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Springfield area. Learn more.

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42 doctors
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42 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more abnormal breathing patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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66 doctors
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65 doctors
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32 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more high cholesterol patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more cardiomyopathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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38 doctors
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38 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more fainting patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more rheumatic heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more heart block patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Buffum saw more Long QT syndrome patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more AV block patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more aortic aneurysm patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more aneurysm patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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36 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more sleep disorders patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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44 doctors
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45 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more atrial flutter patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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86 doctors
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86 doctors
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43 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw lung condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Springfield area. Learn more.

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40 doctors
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39 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more stroke patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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42 doctors
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42 doctors
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20 doctors
Dr. Buffum saw more swelling patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Springfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Buffum saw pulmonary fibrosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Springfield area. Learn more.
Locations

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

Hampden County Physicians Associates
2 Medical Center Dr
Springfield, MA 01107
74 miles away
  • Spanish
Office
300 Stafford St
Springfield, MA 01104
73 miles away

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Credentials
  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1984
  • Wilford Hall Medical Center (AETC) Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Berkshire Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Noble Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Baystate Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Mercy Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Banner Health
  • 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
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • 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
  • 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
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield