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Farrel Buchinsky, MD

Farrel Buchinsky, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Pittsburgh, PA

Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Allegheny General Hospital

Office Address

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  • 320 East North Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Phone: (412) 359-3445
    Fax: (412) 359-4721

Dr. Buchinsky's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Otolaryngology (ENT): Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Clinical Interests: Pediatric Otolaryngology; RRP

Dr. Buchinsky's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Director: Pediatric OtolaryngologyAllegheny General Hospital
  • Associate ProfessorDrexel University College of Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA
    Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, and the Department of Surgery (2011 - present)
  • Associate ProfessorTemple University School of Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA
    Head and Neck Surgery (2011 - present)
  • Senior House OfficerRed Cross Children's Hospital
    Cape Town, South Africa

Dr. Buchinsky's Education & Medical Training

  • University of PittsburghUniversity of PittsburghOther Training, BS, Comprehensive Immunology
  • Children's Hosp SeattleChildren's Hosp SeattleFellowship
  • Temple University HospitalTemple University HospitalResidency, Otolaryngology
  • Temple University HospitalTemple University HospitalResidency, General Surgery
  • Albert Einstein Medical CenterAlbert Einstein Medical CenterResidency, Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • University of Cape TownUniversity of Cape TownOther Training, BSC(MED)(HONS), Medical Biochemistry
  • Groote Schuur HospitalGroote Schuur HospitalOther Training, Rotating Intern
  • University of Cape Town FOMUniversity of Cape Town Faculty of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Buchinsky's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1997 - 2014
  • American Board of OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology, 2000

Dr. Buchinsky's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation Honor Award2012
  • Chatham College Physician Assistant Class, Pittsburgh, PAOutstanding ENT ElectiveChatham College Physician Assistant Class, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011
  • Outstanding ENT Elective, Chatham College Physician Assistant Class, Pittsburgh, PABest Elective Preceptor of the YearOutstanding ENT Elective, Chatham College Physician Assistant Class, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011
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Dr. Buchinsky's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Eradicating chronic ENT infections: A systematically conducted literature review of advances in biofilm treatment. Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery.Smith A, Buchinsky FJ, Post JC, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Routine immunisation of HIV-positive children.Buchinsky, F., Hussey, G., and M. Jacobs, South African Medical J
  • Is any immunosuppressant bone sparing?Romero, D., Rucinski, B., Cvetkovic, M., Buchinsky, F.J., Ma, Y.F., Liang, X.Z., Jee, W., and S. Epstein, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research

Books/Book Chapters

  • Autoimmune Disorders.Chapter: Comprehensive Management of Swallowing DisordersPage 199 - 209
    Soliman, A.M.S., and F.J. Buchinsky
    Editors: R. L. Carrau and T. Murry.Singular Publishing, San Diego
  • Review of Advances in Pediatric ORL CD-ROM J.
    Buchinsky F
    Editors: Graham and R. J. Ruben.Elsevier Publishing, Philadelphia

Abstracts/Posters

  • Contrasting effects of azathioprine and cyclosporin A on bone mineral metabolism.Bryer, H.P., Isserow, J.A., Armstrong, E.C., Mann, G.N., Rucinski, B., Buchinsky, F.J., Romero, D.F., and S. Epstein, Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Systemic intermittent insulin-like growth factor-I is unable to ameliorate cyclosporin A (CsA)-induced osteoporosis.Mann, G.N., Buchinsky, F.J., Chen, H.K., Bryer, H.P., Isserow, J.A., Romero, D.F., Rucinski, B., Ma, Y.F., Jee, W.S.S., and S. Epstein, Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Long term amylin treatment does not alter post-oophorectomy bone metabolism.Romero, D.F., Bryer, H.P., Mann, G.N., Buchinsky, F.J., Rucinski, B., Isserow, J.A., Liu, C.C., and S. Epstein, Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Kansas City, Missouri
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Lectures

  • Otolaryngologic Considerations in the Acute Trauma Setting.Department of Surgery, Trauma Grand Round at Temple University Hospital
  • Extra-esophageal Complications of Gastroesophageal Reflux.University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Genetic Studies in Hearing Loss.First Annual Otolaryngology Anti-Infective Conference, November 8 - 11, Houston, TX
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Other

  • Age of child, more than HPV type, is associated with clinical course in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.Buchinsky FJ, Donfack J, Derkay CS, Choi SS, Conley SF, Myer CM., McClay JE, Campisi P, Wiatrak BJ, Sobol SE, Schweinfurth JM, Tsuji DH, Hu FZ, Rockette HE, Ehrlich GD..., PLoS ONE
  • ENT infections and the role of biofilms.Snyder KN, Compliment JM, Buchinsky FJ, Hall-Stoodley L, Stoodley P, Post JC, The Nurse Practitioner
  • Buchinsky. Rhinolith: An incidental finding in a case of snoring.Compliment, J.M., Bosworth, A.D., Post, J.C. and F.J. Buchinsky, Advance for Nurse Practitioners
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Grant Support

  • Genetic Susceptibility To Papilloma-Induced Voice Disturbance
    Genetic Susceptibility To Papilloma-Induced Voice DisturbanceNational Institute On Deafness And Other Communication Disorders
    2008 - 2012
  • Genetic Of Papilloma-Induced Voice Distrubance
    Genetic Of Papilloma-Induced Voice DistrubanceNational Institute On Deafness And Other Communication Disorders
    2004 - 2007
  • Genetics Of Papilloma-Induced Voice Distrubance
    Genetics Of Papilloma-Induced Voice DistrubanceNational Institute On Deafness And Other Communication Disorders
    2003 - 2003

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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