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Specializing in cardiology, Dr. James Buffum provides personalized treatment plans for patients with heart & cardiovascular conditions near Springfield, MA.

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Baystate Medical Practices, Inc.  


Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. James T. Buffum is accepting new patients at this office.


Fax

(413) 794-9434


Address

759 Chestnut Street, Department of Pathology, Springfield, MA 01199

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Cardiology
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Multi Specialty
Languages Spoken English

Baystate Medical Practices Inc.  


Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. James T. Buffum is accepting new patients at this office.


Fax

(413) 794-5242


Address

759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199-1001

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Cardiology
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Languages Spoken English

Baystate Medical Practices Inc.  


Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. James T. Buffum is accepting new patients at this office.


Fax

(413) 794-1629


Address

280 Chestnut Street, Floor 2, Springfield, MA 01199-1619

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Cardiology
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Languages Spoken English

Mwa, PC  


Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. James T. Buffum is accepting new patients at this office.


Fax

(413) 598-7115


Address

444 Montgomery Street, Chicopee, MA 01020-1997

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Cardiology
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Languages Spoken English

Pioneer Valley Cardiology Associates, Inc.  


Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. James T. Buffum is accepting new patients at this office.


Fax

(413) 781-5735


Address

300 Streetafford Street, Suite 154, Springfield, MA 01104-3583

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Cardiology
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Languages Spoken English
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About Dr. Buffum
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Bio


Dr. James Buffum graduated from Georgetown University Of Medicine in 1984.

Dr. Buffum has five offices in Massachusetts where he specializes in Cardiology.

Dr. Buffum works with six hundred and twenty-five doctors including Dr. Halina Wiczyk and Dr. Yekatherine Rasmussen.

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Hospital Affiliations


  • Baystate Medical Center
  • Mercy Hospital Inc
  • Baystate Noble Hospital Corporation
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital
  • Berkshire Medical Center

Languages Spoken  


  • English

Dr. Buffum's Medicare Fee‑for‑Service Data (2014)  


Please Note: The information displayed below is sourced from the 2014 Medicare Physician and Other Supplier National Provider Identifier (NPI) Aggregate Report. It's important to remember that the statistics below are not inclusive of all patients treated by Dr. Buffum, but only those who participate in Medicare.

  Overview
  • Doctor participates in Medicare?: Yes 
  • Number of HCPCS Codes: 50 
  • Number of Services: 5229 
  • Medical Suppress Indicator:  
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Medical Services: 47 
  • Number of Medical Services: 5122 
  • Number of Medicare Patients with Medical Services: 2693 
  Medicare Patient Demographics
  • Total Number of Medicare Patients: 2693 
  • Average Age of Medicare Patients: 75 
  • Number of Patients Under Age 65: 428 
  • Number of Patients Age 65 to 74: 800 
  • Number of Patients Age 75 to 84: 866 
  • Number of Patients Over Age 84: 599 
  • Number of Female Patients : 1375 
  • Number of Male Patients: 1318 
  • Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients: 2209 
  • Number of Black or African American Patients: 186 
  • Number of Asian Pacific Islander Patients: 18 
  • Number of Hispanic Patients: 242 
  • Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Race Not Elsewhere Classified: 38 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare Only Entitlement: 1804 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare & Medicaid Entitlement: 889 
  Medicare Patient Condition Demographics
  • Percent of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: 33% 
  • Percent of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia: 21% 
  • Percent of Patients with Asthma: 14% 
  • Percent of Patients with Cancer: 13% 
  • Percent of Patients with Heart Failure: 47% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: 49% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: 23% 
  • Percent of Patients with Depression: 34% 
  • Percent of Patients with Diabetes: 44% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hyperlipidemia: 71% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: 65% 
  • Percent of Patients with Osteoporosis: 10% 
  • Percent of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis: 44% 
  • Percent of Patients with Schizophrenia / Other Psychotic Disorders: 8% 
  • Percent of Patients with Stroke: 12% 
  Medicare Payments Data
  • Total Submitted Charge Amount: $669,170.00 
  • Total Medicare Allowed Amount: $298,578.76 
  • Total Medicare Payment Amount: $220,970.55 
  • Total Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $217,171.91 
  • Total Medical Submitted Charge Amount: $660,635.00 
  • Total Medical Medicare Allowed Amount: $293,081.58 
  • Total Medical Medicare Payment Amount: $216,660.81 
  • Total Medical Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $212,862.17 
  Medicare Prescription Drug Data
  • Drug Suppress Indicator: n/a 
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Drug Services: 3 
  • Number of Drug Services: 107 
  • Number of Medicare Beneficiaries With Drug Services: 27 
  • Total Drug Submitted Charge Amount: $8,535.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Allowed Amount: $5,497.18 
  • Total Drug Medicare Payment Amount: $4,309.74 
  • Total Drug Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $4,309.74 
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