Dr. Shontae Buffington

Primary Care, Pediatrics
Brunswick, GA
16 years experience female

Locations

Office

Brunswick, GA

Address

Southeast Georgia Health System, 3300 Fourth Street, Brunswick, GA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(912) 466-5883

Insurances accepted

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Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Humana Insurance Company

UnitedHealthOne

WellCare Health Plans

Medicaid

Medicare

About

Bio

From the first smile to the excitement of adulthood, I am honored to take part in the lives of growing children from all walks of life. My philosophy of care is guided by my belief that each child is unique.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Georgia

Doctor Q&A

322 Answers
349 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
Ear infection : This is likely an ear infection. Most ear infections respond favorably to oral antibiotics. Because his face is swollen this could be more than an ear ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
This could be seriou: Bulging fontanelles are caused by a number of factors. If it is truly a bulging fontanelle, you need to see your pediatrician. An experienced doc ca ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
No Genetic Pattern: There is no way to predict who will get Kawasaki's syndrome. The best way to not miss the diagnosis is to know the warning signs; fever longer than 5 ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Jul 31, 2014
Dr. Buffington is a phenomenal asset to HealthTap. Her recommendations are spot-on and her years of experience certainly shines through. Thanks for your contribution!
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Oct 11, 2014
Great doctor. Very smart. Help me understand what could be going on with my issues. She's awesome.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Buffington is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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My milk supply has been going down recently and I couldn't figure out why. Your answer to my question gave me my reason. Thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, I just wanted to double check as pead away til Thursday
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Thanks for your quick reply! Just wondering if there are any known side effects of lupron.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Howard University College of Medicine
Graduated 2004MD

Medical/Graduate school

Stanford University
Graduated 1998MD

Medical/Graduate school

Howard University College of Medicine, DC
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

University of California Davis Medical Center

Awards

Research in Breastfeeding
Tennessee AAP's Young Physician of the Year - 2013

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics
Southeast georgia health system brunswick campus

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.8
155 ratings

20 top reviews

44-year-old female
Sep 10, 2020 Marietta, GA
Did a great job and I appreciate her help
23-year-old female
Sep 10, 2020 Atlanta, GA
This was my second appointment with dr buffington and she is genuinely one of the best physicians I’ve encountered telehealth or otherwise
28-year-old female
Aug 19, 2020 Stockbridge, GA
She was wonderful and helpful. Thank you so much!
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