Francis Buzad, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Francis Buzad

Specialty Focus

Single-site gall bladder robotic surgery, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, outpatient hernia repair, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, abdominal surgery, advanced laparoscopic procedures, breast surgery

Hand Surgery Interests: Carpal tunnel surgery, surgical repair to nerves in hand and fingers

Medical Education


University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Internship & Residency

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX


Fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery: Oregon Health Sciences Center, Portland, OR


  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons


Texas Medical License


  • Medical Director, The Austin Diagnostic Clinic Outpatient Surgery Center
  • Section Chief, The Austin Diagnostic Clinic General Surgery
  • General Surgery Chief Robotic Steering Committee Texas Institute of Robotic Surgery
  • Surgeon Proctor for Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
  • Member, The Austin Diagnostic Clinic Peer Review Committee
  • Member, North Austin Medical Center, Peer Review Committee
  • North Austin Medical Center Tumor Board
  • Surgical Advisory Board, Virginia College
  • North Austin Medical Center Strategic Planning Committee
  • Lecturer for daVinci Robotics
    • Robotics in General Surgery, Impact on a Community Practice, June 2012
    • Innovating with Single Site daVinci, May 2012
    • Single-Site Surgeon Lecture, May 2012
  • Austin Woman Guide to Good Health, August 2012 – Single site gallbladder removal

Professional Affiliations

  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Travis County Medical Society
Personal Interests

Mountaineering, rock climbing and running

For more information about Dr. Buzad visit: Austin Robotic Surgeon