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Thomas M. Buckley, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Urology; Urologist

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Thomas M. Buckley, MD

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Dr. Buckley received his undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude in Chemistry from Williams College and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed a residency in Urology at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center and has been a practicing urologist in the New Haven area for almost 20 years.

Dr. Buckley was Chief of Urology at the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven from 2009-2013 and President of the Connecticut State Urology Society from 2011-2013. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Connecticut State Urology Society and is the Urology representative for Connecticut on the Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee. In these roles, Dr. Buckley advocates for his patients’ rights on both the state and national level.

Dr. Buckley’s clinical interests include general urology with an emphasis on men’s health including the treatment of prostatic disease, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction and vasectomy. Dr. Buckley provides personalized care for his patients focusing on patient education and compassionate care of their urologic needs.

Education & Training

  • Chief Resident
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center (1992)
  • Senior Assistant Resident
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center (1991)
  • Junior Assistant Resident
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center (1990)
  • Research Fellow
    Hartford Hospital (1989)
  • Assistant Resident
    Hartford Hospital (1988)
  • Intern
    Hartford Hospital (1987)
  • MD
    Harvard Medical School (1986)
  • BA
    Williams College, Chemistry (1982)


  • Board of Directors, Holy Family School
    Fairfield, United States (2005-2006)
  • Advisory Board, Fairfield-Easton Regional Catholic Schools
    Fairfield, United States (1999-2004)
  • Long-Term Outcomes Following Nephron-Sparing Surgery for Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Single Center Series
    Bolton, United States 1996
    Presentation given at the New England Section, AUA Annual Meeting
  • BPH: Diagnosis and Treatment
    Bridgeport, United States 1995
    Bridgeport Hospital Medical Grand Rounds
  • Transurethral Ultrasound-Guided Laser-Induced Prostatectomy (TULIP): Technique and Results
    Boston, United States 1992
    Countway Urology Rounds
  • TULIP: Early Clinical Results
    Washington, United States 1992
    Presentation given at the Chief Residents Conference at the American Urological Association Annual Meeting
  • Partial Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma
    Dixville Notch, United States 1991
    Presentation given at the New England Section, AUA Annual Meeting
  • Intraprostatic Injections of Antibiotics for Refractory Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1990
    Presentation given at the New England Section, AUA Anuual Meeting
  • Effect of Cyclosporine in Orthotopic Pig Small-Bowel Transplantation
    Tokyo, Japan 1990
    Presentation given at the 26th Meeting of the Japanese Society of Transplantation
  • Use of a Monitoring Pouch for Orthotopic Small-Bowel Transplantation
    London, United Kingdom 1989
  • Heat Shock Protects Pig Kidneys against Warm Ischemic Injury
    Minneapolis, United States 1989
    Presentation given at the Fourth International Symposium on Organ Procurement and Preservation

Honors & Recognition

Connecticut Magazine, Top Doctors2009, 2010, 2011
Magna Cum Laude1982
Phi Beta Kappa1981

Professional Service

Connecticut State Urology SocietyPresident2011 - 2013
Connecticut State Urology SocietyBoard of Directors2009 - 2015
Connecticut Urology RepresentativeMedicare Carrier Advisory Committee (CAC)2004 - 2015
American Urological AssociationNational Insurer Advisory Workgroup2004 - 2015
New England Section of the American Urological AssociationBylaws Committee1994 - 1995

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