Dr. John Kern Buckner MD Cardiologist

Dr. John Buckner is a cardiologist in Denver, Colorado and is affiliated with National Jewish Medical & Research Center. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Buckner accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at National Jewish Medical & Research Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Interventional

Hospital Affiliation

National Jewish Medical & Research Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1982

University of Colorado
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1984

University of Colorado
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1984 - 1986

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Cystatin C: A potential biomarker for pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Fenster, B. E.,Lasalvia, L.,Schroeder, J. D.,Smyser, J.,Silveira, L. J.,Buckner, J. K.,Brown, K. K.

Effectiveness of Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale for Hypoxemia.
Fenster, B. E.,Nguyen, B. H.,Buckner, J. K.,Freeman, A. M.,Carroll, J. D.

Predictors of Cardiac Sarcoidosis Using Commonly Available Cardiac Studies.
Freeman, A. M.,Curran-Everett, D.,Weinberger, H. D.,Fenster, B. E.,Buckner, J. K.,Gottschall, E. B.,Sauer, W. H.,Maier, L. A.,Hamzeh, N. Y.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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