Dr. Joshua Buckler

Cardiology
Seattle, WA
19 years experience male

Locations

Pacific Medical Centers

Seattle, WA

Address

1101 Madison St Suite 301, Seattle, WA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

First Choice Health

Humana

Medicare

MultiPlan

PacifiCare

Premera Blue Cross

Regence

SecureHorizons

Tricare

Uniform Medical Plan

UnitedHealthcare

US Family Health Plan

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Seattle, WA

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Renton, WA

About

Bio

<P>I enjoy fly fishing, sailing, photography, running, and spending time with family.</P>

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.

Cardiology

Doctor Q&A

239 Answers
232 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
No: No, but if you have coronary artery disease, the rapid heart rates often seen with atrial fibrillation can exacerbate angina and low blood flow to the ... Read More
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5 thanks
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
PAF: There is mounting data showing that athletes who generate a lot of upper body strain (ie rowers, weight lifters) have an increased incidence of a fib, ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
Yes: But be aware of your blood pressure since viagra (sildenafil) can lower blood pressure and many people with afib are on medications to control the afi ... Read More
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1 thank

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Testimonials
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Aug 11, 2013
Dr. Buckler explains complex concepts in easily understandable ways, and offers caring support as he does this. He offers superb public service on HealthTap, and I recommend him.
I recommend this physician!
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
It is rare that I have had a doctor that I respect and trust as much as I do Dr. Buckler. One of the reasons for my regard is that Dr. Buckler is a doctor who actually listens to what I am saying. I...Read More
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My heart rate has been continually been between 150/160bpm for 5 months now had several tests and my last one was heart monitor for 7 days.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I will definitely take your suggestion since, I do consume it in large quantities.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My BP drops and pulse increases by quite a bit it makes me dizzy

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated 2002MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan Medical School
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

University of Michigan Health System

Awards

Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine 2011
Special Service Award - Award for outstanding contribution, NIH
Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine 2012

Affiliations

American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
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