Dr. Joshua Michael Buckler MD Cardiologist

Dr. Joshua Buckler is a cardiologist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Virginia Mason Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Buckler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at Virginia Mason Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

Are you Dr. Buckler? Edit Profile

Office Location

See Contact Information

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, General Surgery, 2001–2002

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2002–2005

University of Washington
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2005–2009

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

WA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACC), American College of Cardiology

Heart/Stroke Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Heart/Stroke Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Heart/Stroke Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Heart/Stroke Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Cardiac Care Recognition Program, Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute

Publications & Presentations

Expression of Apolipoprotein A-I in Rabbit Carotid Endothelium Protects Against Atherosclerosis.
Flynn, R., Qian, K., Tang, C., Dronadula, N., Buckler, J.M., Jiang, B., Wen, S., Dichek, H.L., Dichek, D.A.

Helper-dependent adenoviral vectors are superior in vitro to first-generation vectors for endothelial cell-targeted gene therapy.
Flynn, R., Buckler, J.M., Tang, C., Kim, F., Dichek, D.A.

Recombinant leptin promotes atherosclerosis and thrombosis in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice.
Bodary, P. F.,Gu, S.,Shen, Y.,Hasty, A. H.,Buckler, J. M.,Eitzman, D. T.

See all 6 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • First Choice
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

Report a Correction — If you are aware of information on this page that is out of date or incorrect, please let us know.

Patient Advice & Support

See More
Our Doctor Finder includes most U.S. physicians. Doctors are not ranked, learn more.

Nearby Cardiologists

See all Cardiologists near Seattle, WA See all Cardiologists in Washington

Best Cardiology & Heart Surgery Hospitals

  1. #1
    Cleveland, OH
  2. #2
    Rochester, MN
  3. #3
    New York, NY

See Full Rankings

Find a Hospital by Location

Your Message Has Been Submitted

As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.

Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted

Please try again later, or E-mail your message to doctors@usnews.com and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.