Laura Buford, MD

Laura Buford, M.D.

Laura Buford, MD is a board certified dermatology who attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, where she earned a Doctor of Medicine with Special Distinction. She graduated in the top 5% of her graduating class and was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. After completing a transitional year internship at The Colorado Health Foundation – Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, she completed her dermatology specialty training at the University of Chicago Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Buford completed her baccalaureate studies at Oklahoma State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She then attended the University of Arizona where she earned a Master of Science in Medical Pharmacology with an emphasis in Extracorporeal Circulation. She worked as a certified clinical perfusionist for several years before starting medical school, which led to her interest in wound healing, vascular disorders, platelet gel, and scars. Her other professional interests include adult and pediatric medical dermatology, skin cancer prevention and treatment, and cosmetic dermatology.

Meet Dr. Laura Buford


Dr. Buford is active in various medical organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology, the Texas Medical Association, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. She has been involved in basic science and clinical research throughout her education and clinical training. She has authored scientific publications and has presented at a variety of society meetings at both the state and national level. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering in community outreach projects and local philanthropies.

Dr. Buford currently sees patients at our Dripping Springs location.

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Testimonials about Dr. Buford

  • “Dr. Buford was great with my teenage son. I love how she talks to him and gives him her undivided time. Thanks for the great care!!” — Coplan F. (October 21, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is great! And, the clinic in Dripping Springs is so well run and full of helpful and friendly staff. Go there, you’ll like it!” — Sheryl H. (October 20, 2022)
  • “Outstanding in every way: Dr. Buford knows her stuff, very professional, caring and so easy to relate to and communicate with. Staff is also top notch.” — Terri M. (October 12, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford & team are professional, efficient, knowledgeable, & friendly .” — Danielle G. (October 11, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is a great doctor! She is very understanding, easy to talk with, and supportive.” — Hannah S. (October 11, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford and team were great as usual! Very punctual, professional, and friendly. The office and patient rooms are always clean and modern.” — Derek H. (October 5, 2022)
  • “Dr. Bufford is an excellent doctor which makes one feel confident in the care received. I also appreciated Leah who was very helpful in explaining procedures to me.” — Sue P. (September 22, 2022)
  • “First time to Belterra office and Dr. Buford and the whole staff was awesome! I usually see Dr. Gordon at Davis Lane but knew I could get into Belterra sooner and it’s 10 minutes away. So glad we have West lake dermatology so close by!” — Terrie M. (September 15, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford was very thorough in her whole body scan and took an aggressive approach in evaluating a possible skin cancer situation with a biopsy.” — James M. (September 13, 2022)
  • “Friendly, welcoming, accommodating! Loved Dr Buford and the staff who made me feel great about myself!” — Kelley C. (September 11, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is so friendly and thorough. Highly recommend.” — Mark B. (September 8, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford was direct and very efficient and made suggestions. The ladies at front desk are always helpful and friendly.” — Heidi M. (September 7, 2022)
  • “Always appreciate the efficient and courteous front desk staff. All medical staff is excellent, especially Dr Buford. She is on time and takes time to discuss concerns and thoroughly exam me.” — Wanda S. (September 6, 2022)
  • “I got in quickly- to a different Dr, but appreciate the flexibility. Very friendly and competent people from check in to the Doctor. Thank you!” — John B. (September 1, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is amazing! Love her!!!” — Mary D. (August 30, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is amazing! Her staff is also incredible!” — Lindsey M. (August 29, 2022)
  • “Love the beautiful office, friendly and professional staff, and especially the wonderful Dr. Buford! Highly recommend!” — Diane K. (August 23, 2022)
  • “I have been in to see Dr. Buford several times and she is super attentive! Great office.” — Samantha K. (August 22, 2022)
  • “Everyone in the office was friendly and pleasant. Dr. Buford is amazing!!! Love her!” — Melanie D. (August 4, 2022)
  • “Personal attention from Dr Buford. No attempt to upscale me on pricy products or treatments. Recommendations on daily skin care, products, and routine. Efficient service and caring, friendly staff.” — Beckilynn S. (August 2, 2022)
  • “Both the doctor and assistant are capable, professional, and had a good bedside manner. I was never concerned. I will recommend Dr. Buford to my family.” — Teresa D. (August 2, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is a very kind and caring doctor. I like her bedside manner.” — Alexia D. (July 28, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is amazing! She has helped me several times with healing wounds after surgery. She has also maintained my skin with thorough skin cancer checks. She always explains things and makes you feel comfortable through the process. I highly recommend her.” — Jennifer H. (July 25, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford and her assistant were both very patient and accommodating with our 30 year old son who is autistic. We thank you very much, Mimi and Mike Goodwin.” — Michael M. (July 21, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is a true professional! Very well run office with great systems and communication. Always an effective and efficient visit.” — Dean R. (July 18, 2022)
  • “We, especially, like Dr. Buford. She’s the reason why I bring my daughter. Many providers dismiss teens, especially when they ask questions about something they saw on TikTok or Instagram. Dr. Buford takes the time to compassionately listen to her concerns and to patiently answer any questions she has.” — Giselle M. (July 13, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford and the front staff are so prompt, kind and thorough. Everything is clean and aesthetically pleasing which makes for a better experience. Love this place and it’s people.” — Melissa M. (June 20, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford was friendly, professional and thorough.” — Denise K. (June 13, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is an excellent doctor. She is very professional, approachable, and caring. My wife and I are both so happy we met her.” — Ronald K. (June 13, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is great! She’s personable, professional & extremely competent.” — Wilson W. (June 8, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is excellent.” — Erin C. (June 6, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford was equal parts informative and friendly!” — Natalie S. (May 24, 2022)
  • “LOVE Dr. Buford!! She’s so personable, thorough, and has an excellent bedside manner. I was new to Austin and needed to find a dermatitis. Thankfully, I found her and I trust her completely!” — Rachel L. (May 12, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is so patient, kind and willing to help our teenager navigate all her concerns. Very grateful to have someone as compassionate and knowledgeable here in Dripping!” — Ella N. (May 11, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford was amazing! Walked me through the whole process and made me feel very comfortable.” — Gina S. (May 4, 2022)
  • “Dr. Laura Buford is the best dermatologist I’ve seen in my 54 years, knowledge, care and bedside manner.” — Laura M. (May 3, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is so compassionate and always takes her time to understand the reason for my visit. I always leave her office feeling well taken care of by all staff. Every concern is always addressed thoroughly. Really appreciate the bedside manner of Dr. Buford! She is so special!” — Breanna E. (April 28, 2022)
  • “Quick in and out, helpful staff, very kind. Dr. Buford is great at listening and working towards a solution.” — Lauren W. (April 28, 2022)
  • “I really enjoy the personal attention I receive from Dr. Laura. She always takes time with me and is very thorough with her discussions about my diagnosis.” — Mickey K. (April 21, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford and her entire staff made me feel comfortable and answered all my questions. Highly recommend.” — Kathy F. (April 13, 2022)
  • “Bedside manner of Dr. B! She’s always so clear with offering options & explaining processes! She also has a great memory of my family & our history as patients with her.” — Amy B. (April 7, 2022)
  • “Everyone was very nice, and I hardly had to wait at all.” — Jamie C. (April 7, 2022)
  • “This is a fantastic office! Appointments are easily made online, check in was a breeze, and the staff is great. The ladies in the front office were friendly and efficient. Dr. Buford and her nurse, Julia, are focused but friendly and both have a great sense of humor. They thoroughly addressed all of my needs and made the visit both productive and delightful. I highly recommend this practice!” — Amy F. (April 5, 2022)
  • “Dr Buford is wonderful and is extremely helpful in trying to solve issues patients have with insurance logistics. She also makes you feel like you are her only patient while you are there.” — David H. (April 5, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is fabulous.” — Nisa H. (April 5, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford Is a treasure. She is not only a skilled physician, but is personable and just a very kind human! Over the pandemic I had missed my scheduled checks, and my previous provider has since retired. Dr. Buford took time to get to know me and foster a relationship. She is thorough yet conservative, gracious with her time and was patient with my many questions. Dr. Buford performed a complete skin-check, explaining her findings and addressing my list of concerns and questions. As I was leaving I realized I had forgotten to direct her attention to a very small spot. Her assistant Madeline (such a gem!) brought me back to the exam room and Dr. Buford did a fantastic job explaining what it could be and what the treatment options were. Such a great experience and I am relieved to be in such great hands!” — Mary V. (April 5, 2022)
  • “Not pushy, excellent job educating you on the service” — Stephanie O. (March 31, 2022)
  • “Professional and friendly personnel. They are always mindful of addressing my health concerns in a timely manner.” — Sarina F. (March 30, 2022)
  • “The staff and doctors at Westlake Dermatology are wonderful. I had a great experience, got all my questions answered, and never felt rushed or hurried. Plus my appointment was right on time. Such a rare thing in doctor’s offices these days.” — Byron P. (March 28, 2022)
  • “I was very impressed with Dr. Buford! She was kind, thorough w/my skin check and skin issues, explained what she did see and gave me several good options and recommendations. I’ve been to other Dermatologists that weren’t thorough w/my skin check so I moved on to another doctor. I highly recommend her.” — April S. (March 23, 2022)
  • “The visit was comfortable, smooth, quick and efficient.” — Kristen H. (March 22, 2022)
  • “Liked! Dr. Buford and her staff are always very professional and also personable. Always a pleasant visit!” — Grainne G. (March 16, 2022)
  • “Very very friendly staff and Dr. Buford was amazing!” — Amy N. (March 16, 2022)
  • “Physician and Staff all very knowledgeable, efficient and friendly. Will definitely be back for additional visits when needed.” — Lucinda G. (March 15, 2022)
  • “Very professional and friendly.” — Denise W. (March 14, 2022)
  • “Easy and fast check in. Shortest wait I have ever had for the doctor to come in to see me. Everything was wonderful” — Ted K. (March 8, 2022)
  • “Great, friendly, knowledgeable service.” — Mark B. (March 8, 2022)
  • “Everything was very efficient but not at the expense of great service. Everyone was very informative and friendly. Thanks!” — Shawn H. (March 7, 2022)
  • “Everyone is friendly from the time you walk in to the tome you leave. My physician is a wealth of information.” — Edna D. (February 17, 2022)
  • “I love the warmth of your staff. I always feel very comfortable and relaxed during my visits. Dr. Burford is stellar with her bedside manner and helpfulness. She is also skilled with injectable Botox and fillers. 5 Stars!” — Morna E. (February 16, 2022)
  • “On my first visit I felt very welcomed. Even though I didn’t have an appointment, they went above and beyond to fit me into a cancellation spot. Dr. Buford and her staff couldn’t have been more comforting. I was treated with great care and respect. My treatment was everything I wanted and more. I’d definitely recommend them to anyone who wants to look and feel pampered.” — Julie C. (February 14, 2022)
  • “The doctor and medical assistant were very friendly! Very thorough exam. Appointment was timely. Very easy process to make an appointment. Front desk staff were attentive and warm.” — Amy C. (February 14, 2022)
  • “Dr Buford is outstandingly professional, knowledgeable and considerate. She was very aware of the nuances of dealing with skin impacted by postpartum hormones and I was grateful for her practiced hand at maintaining my modesty during the examination. The nursing staff are also very attentive and helpful – a delightful doctors visit all around.” — Melissa T. (February 9, 2022)
  • “We really like the bedside manner of Dr. Buford. She seems really down to earth and very approachable. She’s also a great doctor!” — Alexia D. (February 9, 2022)
  • “Friendly staff! Makes every procedure feels so comfortable” — Meredith P. (February 7, 2022)
  • “Everyone was friendly and the doctor talked me through the whole process. I never had a moment where I wondered what was going on. For a procedure involving needles in your face, it was comforting to hear the doctor’s reassurances.” — Karen C. (February 2, 2022)
  • “Friendly staff, no wait time. Knowledgeable doctor and great care!” — Patrice S. (February 1, 2022)
  • “Everyone was super friendly and personable. Great job of explaining details and making sure I was educated on all aspects if exam.” — Stacy H. (January 27, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford and the entire staff is very friendly. I didn’t have to wait, and my appointment proceeded quickly and efficiently.” — John P. (January 25, 2022)
  • “Love Dr. Burford. Her attention to detail is amazing.” — Karen B. (January 25, 2022)
  • “Courteous professional- clear explanations, very efficient -definitely 5 stars to you from a somewhat crusty physician” — Thomas P. (January 20, 2022)
  • “I love visiting Dr. Buford. She is very friendly and honest. I trust her opinion wholeheartedly.” — Lisa G. (January 20, 2022)
  • “Loved everything about my visit! The friendly, professional and efficient staff, the lovely, clean office and wonderful Dr. Buford. I would highly recommend this practice to anyone for their dermatology needs.” — Diane K. (January 20, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford was amazing and professional. She spoke to my teen and addressed all her concerns. Very few doctors take the time to do this.” — Giselle M. (January 17, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford was awesome. Friendly, thorough and professional in her visit with me. She found two suspect areas of my skin she took samples of for biopsies and gave me the time to ask a slew of questions she happily answered. Great job!!” — John J. (January 17, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford was very kind and put me at ease.” — Monica S. (January 13, 2022)
  • “Dr. Laura is a very friendly person and has great bedside manner. She was very patient with me and answered all my questions. My 16-year daughter went to see her a couple of weeks before and had the same impression too. I highly recommend this doctor and this clinic.” — Xi L. (January 11, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is wonderful. Very professional with a kind and calming manner. Highly recommend!” — Marisa W. (January 4, 2022)
  • “Dr. Buford is so friendly AND professional- she made me feel very comfortable- kind of like I am visiting an old and caring friend. The offices are clean, the staff is welcoming and I didn’t have to wait very long to be seen.” — Roselle C. (December 28, 2021)
  • “Dr Buford is awesome and takes a lot of time with you.” — Paxton B. (December 20, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is a great doctor. She not only excels in surgery, but she has the ability to explain the procedure in such a way as to put the patient at ease. I am very fortunate to have found Dr Buford after moving to this part of Austin.” — Johney M. (December 19, 2021)
  • “Everyone was wonderful. Listed to my concerns. Made a plan together for care.” — Julie K. (December 16, 2021)
  • “They are always on time and very friendly! Dr. Buford makes me feel so comfortable and well taken care of.” — Renee D. (December 16, 2021)
  • “The office demonstrates exceptional customer service. Dr. Buford is always friendly, thorough and professional.” — Mark S. (December 14, 2021)
  • “Great service. On time. Nurse and Doctor Buford very thorough.” — Randy W. (December 13, 2021)
  • “This was my first visit. I loved Dr Buford. She was very professional and efficient. The whole office was very polite and helpful. No waiting! They were on top of everything. I am very impressed. Thanks to all of you!” — Ginger F. (December 11, 2021)
  • “I absolutely love Dr. Bufford and her staff!!!” — Julie P. (December 9, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford was very personable. All of the staff was pleasant and helpful. Very little wait time.” — Bill A. (December 8, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford was fantastic. She has great attention to detail and has a fantastic patient-centered approach to dermatology. I would definitely recommend to other potential patients.” — Cory P. (December 4, 2021)
  • “Staff is always helpful and very pleasant. The wait time is minimal. Dr. Buford is very helpful and takes the time to explain things and answer your questions without making you feel rushed. Great experience!” — Elizabeth C. (December 2, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is simply wonderful. Personable, yet professional, kind, interested in my skin dilemma and I feel so heard – she actually listens and is clear in her analysis and recommendations. Thanks.” — Donnis D. (December 1, 2021)
  • “Friendly doctor and staff. The location is in Belterra Village so it is very convenient for us.” — Athena T. (November 24, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford and her staff are very knowledgeable so our appointments are always very quick and effective. They are also very friendly and welcoming from the time you check in to the time you leave!” — Kynlee M. (November 18, 2021)
  • “All staff are very pleasant and helpful. Dr Buford is thorough and great!” — Tom T. (November 17, 2021)
  • “Great staff and Dr. Buford is great.” — Keshawn F. (November 17, 2021)
  • “Polite and extremely professional!” — Victor G. (November 17, 2021)
  • “I love the friendly yet very professional medical attention the staff and Dr. Buford give to both me and my husband. Always very observant to keeping timely appts.” — Sarina F. (November 16, 2021)
  • “The staff and Dr. Buford were very attentive and kind. They worked me in to their very busy schedule on short notice. I highly recommend Westlake dermatology and Dr. Laura Buford.” — Marie-Catherine B. (November 16, 2021)
  • “Very friendly and made me feel comfortable!” — Kim M. (November 16, 2021)
  • “Doctor Buford is amazing.” — Sarah P. (November 15, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is AMAZING!!!! She has all the key attributes you’d want in a dermatologist — fantastic demeanor, extremely knowledgeable and thorough. Additionally, the staff is great! “ — Michele S. (November 11, 2021)
  • “Everyone is very personable. Love it!” — Patty B. (November 11, 2021)
  • “Everything!!!!! Staff is amazing all around and Dr Buford is a fabulous!!” — Janalynn M. (November 11, 2021)
  • “Quick, efficient and pleasant! Dr. Buford is simply fantastic!” — Stacey M. (November 9, 2021)
  • “Such a fantastic office! Staff is attentive, on time and super helpful!” — Katherine D. (November 9, 2021)
  • “All staff and doctors are excellent! I just love the Belterra location! Dr. Buford and staff are so friendly and wonderful! Thank you!” — Brenna B. (November 4, 2021)
  • “Medical assistant and physician were very professional and friendly, as were the front office staff.” — Alva E. (November 4, 2021)
  • “Staff is so pleasant and genuine. Doctor treats you like a friend.” — Stephenie R. (November 4, 2021)
  • “VERY clean facility, fast on time service and very friendly.” — David H. (November 4, 2021)
  • “Quick, friendly and love Dr. Buford!” — Kelly I. (November 3, 2021)
  • “I liked how the doctor explained everything to me and was very easy to talk to!” — Emilee L. (November 2, 2021)
  • “Really appreciated working my visit into the schedule in very short notice and for accommodating the rapid turn-around. Excellent.” — Joe W. (November 2, 2021)
  • “Dr Buford and staff are always very professional, friendly and helpful. I feel like a person in there, not a number.” — Grainne G. (November 1, 2021)
  • “Liked Dr Buford and Erica a LOT. And the rest of the staff was very nice.” — Sheryl H. (October 28, 2021)
  • “Love Dr Buford!!” — Ronald K. (October 28, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is an outstanding physician. Knowledgeable, personable, kind and attentive. A consummate professional.” — Dean R. (October 27, 2021)
  • “Great personal care. I felt everyone really was interested in my problems and wanted to help.” — Steve J. (October 27, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford and her Assistant, Erica, were very professional, timely, helpful, and attentive. Nice, clean office and good location. Will be referring others.” — Tammy H. (October 21, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford and her team are fantastic. They are always helpful and really listen to my skin care needs. Best dermatologist I’ve ever been to!” — Carolyn G. (October 21, 2021)
  • “Dr Buford was quite personable and set up a sensible plan for my face. She also set up a 6 week follow up so we can see how the plan is going. I left the office feeling helped and good.” — Krista J. (October 20, 2021)
  • “Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful. It was a great experience. Thank you for making my first visit enjoyable.” — Linda T. (October 19, 2021)
  • “The receptionist was very friendly and capable. Julia was wonderful and I liked Dr. Buford VERY much. They were both very thorough with my exam and paid attention to my questions and answers. Everyone was pleasant, the office is clean and nice and my appt was on time! This was my first visit there and I’m thrilled with my new dermatologist and her office.” — Cynthia C. (October 19, 2021)
  • “I just really like Dr. Buford & her nurse. Kind, quick, and thorough.” — Amy B. (October 14, 2021)
  • “Very friendly staff and Dr. Was amazing” — Eric F. (October 14, 2021)
  • “The office is very clean and aesthetically pleasing. Everyone is very friendly and professional.” — Maribel L. (October 13, 2021)
  • “My doctor and the staff were super friendly. They made me feel comfortable with my skin condition.” — Nemia M. (October 12, 2021)
  • “Very efficient and worked to fit in a medical visit as well as my scheduled cosmetic treatment. Thank you!” — Natasha M. (October 12, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford and nurse Erica are not only personable, but very relatable and kind. They are willing to hear whatever the issue is and address it head on. Made me feel very comfortable and that my problems would be resolved in a reasonable and quick manner. Very likely to recommend to anyone who has similar needs.” — Melani D. (October 11, 2021)
  • “Have recommended several people to this office. They all are repeat customers. Everyone in their office is personable and friendly.” — Cathy S. (October 7, 2021)
  • “I loved my nurse and my doctor. Both very cool and informative.” — Taylor C. (October 7, 2021)
  • “The service was very professional and I felt very comfortable. The staff was great! Thank you so much.” — Serina G. (September 30, 2021)
  • “Very personalized care from Dr. Buford and her team!” — Jan F. (September 29, 2021)
  • “My visit was right on time and everyone was polite and friendly.” — Robert V. (September 24, 2021)
  • “Lovely office with friendly knowledgeable doctor and staff. So convenient to the Belterra neighborhood. Terrific service.” — Nancy S. (September 20, 2021)
  • “Staff was very friendly. I felt very comfortable with my visit.” — Pam B. (September 20, 2021)
  • “Friendly, prompt. Professional!” — Chelita R. (September 16, 2021)
  • “Professional, friendly and knowledgeable staff.” — Karri F. (September 16, 2021)
  • “Friendly staff, little waiting, professional manner.” — Parman R. (September 15, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford was great. She was very thorough and the visit overall was not rushed. She answered all my questions. Highly recommend Dr. Buford!” — Mark M. (September 15, 2021)
  • “Staff and Dr Buford are great!!” — Lisa G. (September 15, 2021)
  • “Given clear information about what my concern was. Very pleasant visit.” — David L. (September 14, 2021)
  • “Great care. Always listens and takes the time to figure out how to help.” — Isabelle M. (September 13, 2021)
  • “Loved Dr Buford. So kind and helpful. Thanks for everything.” — Debra B. (September 13, 2021)
  • “Loved the promptness. Loved the treatment and respect. Loved the sincere care given.” — Travis O. (September 9, 2021)
  • “Very courteous and helpful staff. Dr was extremely thorough.” — David S. (September 9, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford was punctual and easy to talk to. She is an excellent doctor and listened to my concerns and took her time to discuss options with me, without pushing the products in their stock. She was genuinely concerned about doing what was best for me. I highly recommend her. The staff was helpful and friendly and was very conscientious about pandemic protocols. The clinic was clean, spacious and comfortable to be in.” — Miyong D. (September 7, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is really excellent – professional, kind, and effective.” — Adam D. (September 7, 2021)
  • “Friendly staff and minimal wait time. Very pleasant visit.” — Virgina P. (September 2, 2021)
  • “Staff is wonderful! Dr. Buford is personable and fantastic. World class staff and facility.” — Henry W. (September 2, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford and the entire staff in Dripping Springs are fantastic!” — Chloe L. (September 2, 2021)
  • “Very friendly staff and nurse. This was our first time to visit Dr Buford. We loved her. She explained everything clearly before treatment. We definitely will continue to use her for our dermatologist.” — Oran R. (September 1, 2021)
  • “Friendly staff. Excellent doctor and assistant. Dr Buford is the complete package of caring and knowledge. She is wonderful.” — Linda K. (September 1, 2021)
  • “I liked the friendly and helpful staff. The doctor was was knowledgeable and explained everything clearly. She was friendly as well and made me feel comfortable.” — Diane W. (September 1, 2021)
  • “Yes, all staff very kind. Dr Buford has a great bedside manner and was very helpful in explaining her thoughts of what may be happening and next steps.” — Gabria C. (August 31, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford was attentive and thorough. She took the time to not only understand what I felt my problem areas were, but also provided thoughtful recommendations based on her examination. Her office and support staff were welcoming and helpful. Truly the best experience with a Dermatologist I’ve experienced.” — Jessica O. (August 28, 2021)
  • “Excellent care and precise work.” — Christopher G. (August 25, 2021)
  • “I had two places on my face that could turn into skin cancer. She made me feel at ease while removing them.” — Larry K. (August 24, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is so kind down to earth and so smart about all my skin problems. She’s a fantastic doctor.” — Robin B. (August 23, 2021)
  • “Very friendly staff and terrific physician.” — Terry W. (August 18, 2021)
  • “I love the overall atmosphere and friendly attitude of the entire staff. Dr. Laura is very educated and definitely knows her stuff!” — Kelsey M. (August 17, 2021)
  • “Great at making people feel welcome and comfortable!” — Sarah C. (August 16, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford has been so wonderful with my daughter. I feel like she truly cares about what is going on and really wants to get to the root of the problem. The office and staff are always so great and welcoming as well!” — Isabella J. (August 16, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford and staff are very pleasant and professional. Service with a smile.” — Pam R. (August 10, 2021)
  • “Great care by friendly folks.” — John P. (August 5, 2021)
  • “I appreciate the friendly staff. The doctor was very pleasant and thorough. Your office is close to my residence.” — Dorothy L. (August 4, 2021)
  • “Staff very friendly and efficient. Timely appointments. Office very clean. “ — Lisa M. (August 4, 2021)
  • “Thoroughness, friendliness and genuine concern about my health.” — James T. (August 3, 2021)
  • “Very friendly environment start to finish. All interactions felt genuine and I was treated as a person not a number. Dr is incredibly helpful and took time to connect. I was in for medical appt but booked a cosmetic appt before I left.” — Marissa C. (August 3, 2021)
  • “Kind staff and thorough. Listened to all my concerns, came up with a plan.” — Krysten V. (July 29, 2021)
  • “Wonderful staff and Doctor Buford is completely present and not rushed.” — Sandra M. (July 29, 2021)
  • “Love the experience & quality of all personnel working there from the front desk to the doctor!” — Catherine D. (July 28, 2021)
  • “Superior service. I felt welcomed and taken care of. Fast and efficient without feeling rushed. Really great doctor experience!” — William S. (July 27, 2021)
  • “Wonderful medical team!” — Leilani P. (July 27, 2021)
  • “The Dr. was exceptional!!” — Sharen S. (July 20, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is really great!” — Gina M. (July 19, 2021)
  • “Great bedside manner and always great results.” — Jamie N. (July 19, 2021)
  • “The providers are very nice and professional every time I’ve been here. I really like that they discuss treatment plan in detail and help me make an informed decision.” — Susan A. (July 19, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford’s bedside manner, her attention to detail, her listening skills and careful and thorough explanation of the skin conditions I have is what makes her THE BEST dermatologist I have ever visited. I wish she would move to Dallas so I wouldn’t have so far to drive. I’ve recommended Dr. Buford to several people I know as well as my wife.” — Bruce H. (July 15, 2021)
  • “I love WD, and my treatments are always wonderful.” — Christopher R. (July 15, 2021)
  • “The staff was friendly and welcoming. Dr. Buford was very nice and very professional. She was on time and still made sure all my questions were answered even though she was clearly busy in her practice. The whole visit took less than 20 mins and started right on time.” — Ian J. (July 14, 2021)
  • “Friendly staff, beautiful office, thorough exam! The doctor and assistant did a wonderful job of listening to, understanding, and addressing my concerns!! A great experience!” — Laura B. (July 12, 2021)
  • “I liked how personable the staff were with my son. The were very thorough with the exam.” — Jaylon F. (July 8, 2021)
  • “I was brought back by the nurse within 5 minutes of my arrival and seen by the doctor shortly thereafter. It was refreshing to experience that level of attentiveness.” — David M. (July 8, 2021)
  • “Service! All the way through the entire process and all staff! Dr Buford was awesome as was the front desk individual and Rosie.” — Melinda A. (July 8, 2021)
  • “Staff was very friendly from the moment I arrived.” — Stephanie S. (July 8, 2021)
  • “Very wonderful staff. All of them extremely friendly and professional.” — Don S. (July 8, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is kind, personable, and intelligent as is the rest of the staff.” — Siri H. (July 7, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford provides clear information and demonstrates a desire to help. She provided me with research information regarding my medical issues and the services I was considering. Really great. Rosie was wonderful and kind to provide a distraction. Thank you both so much.” — Julie E. (July 7, 2021)
  • “Everything was awesome. Great staff and very amazing all around. I will be definitely going back!” — Ella H. (July 7, 2021)
  • “Prompt , VERY friendly service. Professional and courteous from start to finish. All about business in a clean and beautiful setting, while maintaining an Austinesque charm.” — Willis S. (July 7, 2021)
  • “I like how friendly the doctor and staff are.” — Sheena W. (July 6, 2021)
  • “The staff is so friendly. They all made me feel so welcome and cared for.” — Jordan J. (July 6, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is a pro. The office staff is very helpful, friendly and efficient. Outstanding service from check in all the way through.” — Dean R. (July 1, 2021)
  • “Everyone I saw today was outstanding! I am happy with the treatments I received today!” — Dianne M. (July 1, 2021)
  • “I would highly recommend the team of Dr. Laura Buford and her assistant Erika to anyone seeking dermatology care, young or old, male or female. Dr. Buford and Erika take their professions seriously with an uncanny balance of warmth and humor. They are informative throughout the work they do, whether it is a standard well check or a complex medical procedure. Since I have been a patient of Westlake Dermatology, Dripping Springs, I have run across others who are patients of Westlake at other locations. Their sentiment is much the same as mine. We are all in good hands! Thank You Dr. Buford, Erika and the Westlake staff!” — Tom H. (June 12, 2021)
  • “It was so great I recommended Dr. Buford to 2 other friends” — Jane A. (June 10, 2021)
  • “I found Dr. Buford and her nurse to be very pleasant. They both took the extra time to help me with several problems and to explain things. I would definitely recommend them.” — Sherry E. (June 9, 2021)
  • “Everything was great, really happy with my doctor and the whole team at this location.” — Janice J. (June 8, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford and her medical assistant were so delightful. I haven’t had a skin check in several years and they both made me feel so comfortable. I felt like I had been coming to see them for years. Thank you!” — Stacie H. (June 3, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is fantastic! She did a great job explaining what she saw in her examination and is so very personable. Great bedside manner.” — Rickye L. (May 25, 2021)
  • “Everyone was very efficient and friendly. I was prepared to have to wait, but I didn’t have to.” — Pam J. (May 19, 2021)
  • “This was the first time I went to a Dermatologists office, not sure what I was expecting but the staff was very professional and enjoyable to communicate with. It was a very great experience for me, I left feeling like I was a person to them and not a patient.” — Bruce K. (May 17, 2021)
  • “Doctor Buford and the nurse were very sweet and accommodating during my dizzy spell after a small procedure. They brought me water, fanned me off, and chatted with me until it passed. I’m such a wuss with needles and sharp things, but they were so sweet and kind to help me through it. The overall procedure was quick and painless!” — Janet J. (May 13, 2021)
  • “I have already recommended you to my co-worker :)” — Robin J. (May 12, 2021)
  • “My appointment went smoothly and efficiently and on time. Staff was friendly, and the doctor listened and answered my concerns.” — Marian B. (May 12, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford and her staff are professional yet friendly and our appointments are always on time and very thorough!” — Madden M. (May 12, 2021)
  • “This was my first time visiting a dermatologist and y’all made it a stress-free experience. Thank you!” — Steven C. (May 7, 2021)
  • “The whole team at the Dripping Springs office is excellent. If you have medical or cosmetic issues, they are the ones for you. Questions are expertly answered, concerns are addressed and your comfort and care are top priority.” — Cathy S. (May 7, 2021)
  • “Everything went great. Look forward to next years visit.” — Glenda L. (May 6, 2021)
  • “The staff and doctor are excellent and courteous!!” — Laurel W. (May 5, 2021)
  • “My entire visit was flawless… I am already recommending this amazing location to all of my friends!” — Amanda B. (May 4, 2021)
  • “My visit was great! No need to change or add anything. I love everyone there!” — Deborah C. (May 4, 2021)
  • “My visit was great! No need to change or add anything. I love everyone there!” — Deborah C. (May 4, 2021)
  • “Always prompt. Dr. Laura attentive and thorough.” — Michael C. (April 29, 2021)
  • “This was my first time going to the Dripping Springs location. Dr. Buford, the MA/RN, and front desk staff were incredibly kind and happy and personable. Now that we’ve moved, I’m happy the Dripping Springs office and Dr. Buford are so welcoming and professional as well!” — Erica H. (April 20, 2021)
  • “I was very pleased. I didn’t have to wait, the office was very clean, the Medical Assistant was confident and kind, the doctor was very knowledgeable and gentle. Couldn’t have asked for more. The procedure went fast with very little discomfort. I will make an appointment for my husband.” — Virgina P. (April 14, 2021)
  • “A great experience that exceeded my expectations!” — Mark M. (April 13, 2021)
  • “All around great service!!” — Veronica T. (April 2, 2021)
  • “Everyone was great. Very nice staff. Dr. Buford awesome and helps make you comfortable. She is very personable and easy to talk to.” — Cynthia D. (March 30, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is always friendly, thorough and ultimately professional. I feel extremely confident in her care.” — Mark S. (March 25, 2021)
  • “Wonderful experience! Thank You!” — Claudia S. (March 25, 2021)
  • “This was the best Dr. appointment I have ever had. Everyone was so professional and nice. I felt so comfortable and cared for. Thank you!! Keep up the good work! Amazing!!” — Traci L. (March 22, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is extremely professional, very knowledgeable, has a great bedside manner, and is polite.” — James T. (March 19, 2021)
  • “I felt so comfortable and everyone was amazing!” — Renee D. (March 19, 2021)
  • “I went first time yesterday to visit the doctor. I am very pleased with the doctor and all the staff.” — Sabrina M. (March 4, 2021)
  • “Staff was extremely polite and knowledgeable. I went in for a routine skin check. They did an amazing job of explaining the process that lay before me and preparing me in the event of any skin issues. I ended up needing a biopsy done and it went quickly and relatively painlessly. Just the initial pinch from the prick of the numbing agent. In and out very quickly. Thanks as always!!” — Charles T. (March 4, 2021)
  • “Dr Buford and her MA are amazing. I wasn’t crazy about going in for these procedures, but they made them completely painless. Can’t praise them enough.” — Kevin Z. (March 3, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is great! I’ve seen her for medical and cosmetic reasons and she’s wonderful at both. I’ve recommended her to many, many people.” — Bonnie R. (March 3, 2021)
  • “I absolutely love Dr. Buford. She interacts so well with my teens, showing interest in them and providing advice. I trust her completely and switched to her myself.” — Brooke S. (March 3, 2021)
  • “Laura Buford is a very nice and qualified Doctor. Really examines you completely.” — Sue L. (February 27, 2021)
  • “I had a virtual visit and the entire process was educational, convenient and my issues were resolved in a very timely manner.” — Darryl S. (February 25, 2021)
  • “Everyone was very personable and accommodating. I like Dr. Buford very much. She is very capable, informative, and caring.” — Gay K. (February 24, 2021)
  • “I was really impressed with the office and staff! You all made an unpleasant reason for visiting an overall great experience!” — Amy K. (February 9, 2021)
  • “My recent visit was exemplary. I felt cared for, listened to and respected. Everyone was on time, on task and very friendly and professional. I will definitely be back and I have already recommended you to friends and family.” — Beth K. (February 8, 2021)
  • “Great experience. Have a follow up visit already scheduled and feel like I found a dermatologist I can use forever now.” — Patrick K. (February 4, 2021)
  • “Staff and doctors are kind and professional. Highly recommend.” — Adam D. (February 3, 2021)
  • ” Very friendly doctor and staff who offer quick quality service.” — John P. (February 2, 2021)
  • “Dr Buford diagnosed what five other physicians scratched their heads about. Very pleased.” — Mary Y. (January 28, 2021)
  • “A very caring staff. I’m very impressed with Dr. Buford. She’s thorough with her examinations, always happy to answer any questions that may arise during the exam.” — Kathy S. (January 28, 2021)
  • “Highly recommend! Best service I’ve received by a doctor and/or medical assistant since covid started. It was the first time I felt HEARD regarding my acne and embarrassing scars from a breast augmentation. Seeing the dermatologist have at least 3 face coverings on and a face shield, helped me relax tremendously since I work with the elderly. I will be back again. My scars have already improved tremendously less than 24 hours after my appointment. Wow!! I want to thank the Dermatologist and her medical assistant for listening & caring when I felt hopeless, embarrassed, angry and frustrated.” — Crystal W. (January 28, 2021)
  • “Everyone was very personable and made me feel right at home. In the past I’ve had dermatologists just freeze or cut something off so quickly with zero warning and I was afraid it would be the same kind of deal. I was given the perfect amount of warning. There is a sweet spot between too much warning and not enough (haha) and this experience was perfect. I’m really excited to return and get my skin in better shape.” — Randi C. (January 21, 2021)
  • “No waiting and Dr. Buford was awesome! She made me feel comfortable from the minute she walked in the door! She was personable, professional and took the time to answer all of my questions! I appreciate that she discussed my options and we planned my treatment together. I never felt rushed…. which is rare these days. Thank you!” — Kelly F. (January 21, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford is fantastic.” — Chloe P. (January 15, 2021)
  • “What an amazing office. Everyone was so nice and the nurse explained everything in detail and I felt totally relaxed during my exam. 5 Stars!!” — Sarah G. (January 15, 2021)
  • “Great job and very personable staff. Thanks!” — Michael M. (January 13, 2021)
  • “Dr. Buford, Rosie, and the staff are all very knowledgeable and caring. Appointments are very efficient yet they answer all of our questions and explain everything thoroughly. We love Westlake Dermatology in Belterra!” — Madden M. (January 5, 2021)
  • “Loved my Nurse and Doc! “ — Meredith F. (January 5, 2021)
  • “Great experience at the Dripping Springs location! Everyone is so sweet, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. Won’t go anywhere else.” — Lindy H. (December 31, 2020)
  • “Dr. Buford was very kind and responsive to my needs.” — James N. (December 17, 2020)
  • “I absolutely love everyone at the Belterra location. Friendly and attentive. Dr. Buford is thorough with the exam, answers all my questions and addresses my concerns.” — Steele F. (December 16, 2020)
  • “I was surprised how painless it all was.” — Andrew H. (December 14, 2020)
  • “I was very impressed with how timely I was seen and taken care of! I felt cared for and heard by Dr. Buford and the whole staff.” — Laura P. (December 11, 2020)
  • “What a great experience! Dr. Bufford & her staff are so professional & upbeat.” — Travis C. (December 11, 2020)
  • “I am a devoted fan, been coming to WD for 10 years. Love all the providers and staff. Big Fan….” — Mary C. (December 4, 2020)
  • “Dr. Buford and the entire Belterra staff has been amazing!!! I’ve been seeing them regularly for the last few months, due to pregnancy skin issues and the entire staff has gone above and beyond for me! I’m so thankful for this team!” — Paige M. (December 4, 2020)
  • “This is a very nice office, run efficiently. Dr Buford instilled in me a high level of trust as she and staff are knowledgeable and no nonsense, yet friendly. I am relieved to find this practice and will be back here for other dermatology needs.” — Barbara R. (December 2, 2020)
  • “It was great. Fast, professional and friendly – from the front desk to the assistant to the dr – everything was excellent!” — Victor P. (December 2, 2020)
  • “The Belterra location is extremely clean, everyone I dealt with was very friendly and professional. Very efficiently run office. Dr Buford was great!” — Wanda S. (November 6, 2020)
  • “Great experience. Staff and physician were outstanding and very helpful.” — Nancy G. (November 5, 2020)
  • “Very friendly and professional staff and doctor! Answered all my questions and gave recommendations as desired.” — Sharon H. (October 23, 2020)
  • “I am very satisfied. You can tell that Dr. Buford really cares about her patients and wants to make sure they receive the best care.” — Mackenzie C. (October 22, 2020)
  • “I felt very comfortable with the staff and physician and look forward to coming back!” — Renee D. (October 22, 2020)
  • “This was my first visit to your office and I was pleasantly surprised with the excellent service from both Dr Buford and staff. Dr Buford was highly personable, interested in my concerns and provided relevant treatment.” — Yvonne G. (October 21, 2020)
  • “I love the new Westlake Dermatology location in Dripping Springs. The atmosphere of the office is serene and beautiful. The staff are so friendly and accommodating and I love how thorough my physician is with my check up.” — Janelle A. (October 8, 2020)
  • “Very comfortable environment and nice staff and physician.” — William G. (October 7, 2020)
  • “Staff and Doctor was friendly and efficient!” — Debroah C. (October 2, 2020)
  • “I was highly impressed with this office and staff. (I found Dr. Buford through the NextDoor app.) I appreciated that I could fill out the new patient forms online before my appointment, which made check-in a breeze. Dr. Buford was attentive and I didn’t feel “rushed” through the visit. I will definitely keep her as my dermatologist!” — Pamela S. (September 30, 2020)
  • “Dr Buford and her Medical Assistant are awesome! They are always so friendly and make my visits enjoyable. Keep up the great work!” — Chrystal H. (September 28, 2020)
  • “Everything was great, and I loved Dr. Buford.” — Wanda B. (September 24, 2020)
  • “Dr Buford was awesome! My whole experience with Westlake Derm In Belterra Village was excellent and looking forward to visiting again in the future!!” — Angela C. (September 23, 2020)
  • “Overall, my husband and I were very happy with the staff and doctor at Westlake Dermatology’s Dripping Springs location. She was thorough and made us feel very comfortable with our skin exams. We have found our dermatologist.” — Scott B. (September 23, 2020)
  • “It was fine in all ways. Dr and assistant were fantastic.” — Chad H. (September 16, 2020)
  • “Dr. B is so nice and caring.” — Violet B. (September 14, 2020)
  • “My experience was great. The staff are very professional. Dr Buford is excellent! professional, personable and very caring. She listens. I am thankful and relieved to have her as my Dermatologist.” — Grainne B. (September 13, 2020)
  • “The doctor was amazing from start to finish!” — Melissa B. (September 10, 2020)
  • “Knowledgeable. Kind. Caring. Knew exactly what my rash was and gave a quick and accurate diagnosis and plan of treatment.” — Sara T. (September 4, 2020)
  • “Jen, Jade, and Dr. Buford are all great at the DS WD. I loved my experience! Thank you.” — Nicole D. (September 4, 2020)
  • “Very prompt service and Dr. Buford and staff were very friendly and addressed all my concerns completely!” — Sarina F. (September 3, 2020)
  • “Dr. Buford is amazing. Thanks so much.” — John C. (September 2, 2020)
  • “The entire staff was amazing. I felt very comfortable there. This was my third dermatologist visit and I am beyond lucky to find them and amazed at the service, care, and attention by Dr Buford and team.” — Woodmir G. (August 27, 2020)
  • “Although this was my first time to visit WD, the environment was warm and welcoming. Felt as if I had known Jessica, Jade and Dr. Buford for years and it seemed like they cared about my comfort and safety (COVID-19 protocols were outstanding). Also was confident with Dr. Buford’s approach, appreciated her step-by-step explanations and look forward to letting our friends know about WD and the positive experience I had.” — Alice A. (August 7, 2020)
  • “Everyone I know is singing Dr Buford’s praises. We are so fortunate to have this office in Belterra Village.” — Sarah P. (August 4, 2020)
  • “They are so kind; it was more comfortable than I imagined and I will be getting more services from them as will my friends. Being kind and caring goes a long way! Great work!” — Rachel A. (July 30, 2020)
  • “Dr. Buford is the best doctor I’ve ever had! She treated my son with the upmost respect and made him feel comfortable!” — Mason H. (July 30, 2020)
  • “The whole team is awesome! I have been visiting dermatologists my whole life, Dr. Laura Buford is hands-down my favorite. She has incredible bedside manner and patiently listened to me spew 34 years of medical history and struggles. I was overwhelmed with a sense of relief leaving WD Belterra. I finally feel like I’ve found someone who sees me, not just as a patient, but a woman who is struggling physically, emotionally and mentally. We need more Doctors like this.” — Kate S. (July 29, 2020)
  • “The appointment was great. Supportive and attentive staff. Informative doctor.” — Ralph A. (July 16, 2020)
  • “Very quick…very thorough! Fantastic experience.” — Stephanie S. (July 15, 2020)
  • “Dr. Buford is a wonderful provider, though I hadn’t been able to see her for over a year I felt she still had a personal connection to me. I wasn’t just another patient coming in the door. I highly recommend her.” — Catherine R. (July 15, 2020)
  • “Very friendly staff at front. Medical doc and assistant outstanding. Took very good care of me. Explained exactly what they were going to do on procedure.” — Edward B. (July 15, 2020)
  • “The staff and Dr. Laura were very personable. I was satisfied with the time they took with me and the treatment plan.” — Brenda W. (July 13, 2020)
  • “I loved the doctor. She was very caring and took her time to listen to my concerns.” — Isabel A. (July 8, 2020)
  • “It was very easy to make an appointment and fill out all the paperwork in advance. Dr. Buford was knowledgeable and easy to talk to.” — Robin V. (July 4, 2020)
  • “Dr. Laura Buford rocks. She is that rare doc who educates about your situation, is interested, unhurried, and great personality!” — Janet S. (July 2, 2020)
  • “Great care team!” — Brandy M. (July 2, 2020)
  • “Great experience, great doctor, great staff!!” — Laurel W. (June 27, 2020)
  • “My visit with Dr. Buford was so enjoyable. She actually had on a triple layer of masks. It was great to be closely examined and know I was totally safe. Dr. Buford is clearly interested in my health and takes time to not only examine but to listen to any concerns. Dr. Buford and her staff seem genuinely interested in my well being. Thanks!” — Dennis D. (June 236, 2020)
  • “Friendly, professional staff. Dr. Buford takes the time to discuss your concerns and needs.” — Leona M. (June 23, 2020)
  • “Everything was great! The entire staff was very kind and friendly. Dr. B was so great! This is an amazing place! Keep up the good work!” — Jana K. (June 22, 2020)
  • “Everything is wonderful. I love all the staff, especially Dr. Buford. I recommend to friends all the time!” — Megan S. (June 15, 2020)
  • “Dr. Buford has a wonderful way to communicate and a delightful manner. You never feel rushed, and she genuinely seems to care about you as a patient. She is proactive and explains things very patiently.” — Stuart S. (June 11, 2020)
  • “I cannot say enough about the chair side manner of Dr. Bufford. My lip injections are perfect. Very conservative and very professional. Will be back again to see her! Also will be referring friends and family her way!” — Stormy D. (June 3, 2020)
  • “Wonderful experience.” — Lizbeth F. (June 1, 2020)
  • “First visit and was very satisfied with the staff at entrance and the medical staff. So glad I found Dr Buford.” — Sharon W. (June 1, 2020)
  • “Dr. Buford has a friendly demeanor that she combines with careful attentive care. I look forward to my appointments, and I’m confident I’m in good hands.” — John P. (May 28, 2020)
  • “It was a great visit!” — Janet B. (March 19, 2020)
  • “My first visit was easy, comfortable and productive! Enjoyed meeting the doctor, she has a very appealing manner. Will def come back.” — Deborah C. (March 3, 2020)
  • “I love my visits to WD – Dr. Buford is so kind and knowledgeable, and I know I’m always in great hands with her office for any of my medical or cosmetic dermatology needs.” — Morgan D. (February 27, 2020)
  • “Dr Buford is an angel! She always listens to concerns. Her treatment always feels appropriate and balanced.” — Amy A. (February 26, 2020)
  • “Everyone is so nice and attentive. The doctor is so laid back and easy to talk to and very sweet. This is my 2nd time there for fillers and it will b the only place I’d go to. They’re very good at prepping your face and they make sure everything is sterile, I really like that! I’d recommend anyone to go there!” — Liz R. (February 20, 2020)
  • “We love the Dripping Springs office. They’re always on time, the staff is fabulous, and we LOVE Dr. Buford!” — Ella S. (February 18, 2020)
  • “The entire visit was great and love how thorough Dr. Buford is!” — Sarina F. (February 6, 2020)
  • “Dr. Buford is very personable and made me feel very comfortable during my office visit. The entire Dripping Springs staff was a joy to work with.” — Michelle W. (February 6, 2020)
  • “I had an excellent experience. I was greeted in a warm and friendly way and the physician was very professional and helpful. Highly recommend!!” — Mark S. (January 31, 2020)
  • “Great experience across the board.” — Corby J. (December 6, 2019)
  • “The Dripping Springs office was very nice. The doctor was very familiar with issues with my underlying medical condition. It was a very unique experience.” — David K. (October 30, 2019)
  • “Dr . Laura Buford was an exceptional Dr. made me feel very comfortable and not feel very intimidated ! She’s my Dr. forever.” — Richard G. (October 22, 2019)
  • “I am not a fan of going to see any sort of physician and was actually nervous about what I might have had to get done. Dr. Buford and her staff were so sweet and gentle with my feelings. I didn’t feel like an idiot asking questions and the Dr. answers everything in such an informative, yet kind way .
    I have officially found my dermatologist!!!!”
    — Yoly F. (October 18, 2019)
  • “Dr. Laura answered all of my questions, provided a thorough examination with painless treatment -AND- she has really good interpersonal skills!!! Overall terrific experience, I strongly recommend Westlake Dermatology!!!” — Mark R. (October 8, 2019)
  • “I love the new Dripping Springs location. It’s closer to my house. The office was beautiful, clean, and simply decorated. The staff was very welcoming and friendly. The medical staff was thorough with my skin check and answered all of the questions I had regarding types of sunscreen to use. I even got a bunch of samples to try out. I’ll definitely be back to this location.” — Janelle A. (October 3, 2019)
  • “Dr Buford was amazing. She was friendly, knowledgeable, flexible, and supportive. I will continue to come to her and recommend her to others.” — Amy L. (September 26, 2019)
  • “Dr. Buford was amazing. She was so down to earth and easy to talk to. She really took her time explaining everything to me. I absolutely could not be happier with my visit. Her nurse was also great and made me feel right at home. Thank you Westlake Dermatology for opening an office in Belterra Village, it is a great addition to our neighborhood.” — Cary E. (September 13, 2019)
  • “I rarely write opinions on services that I have received but I can’t say enough good things about Dr. Buford. We will be following her to any office she moves to within Westlake Dermatology.” — Suzanne S. (August 22, 2019)
  • “Everything was great! Thank you!” — Ann K. (August 21, 2019)
  • “Everyone was very kind and helpful! Thank you!” — Jennifer R. (August 15, 2019)
  • “Knowledgeable staff with the patience to answer any and all questions (and even write the information down for you)!” — James T. (August 8, 2019)
  • “I had such a good experience, was a bit freaked out that y’all would be cutting something off my arm, but all in all it took less than 5 minutes and the staff was so friendly and professional. Thank you so much!” — Sean H. (August 5, 2019)
  • “Great first time to the dermatologist. Learned a lot and am excited for the help with my acne!” — Marilyn M. (July 18, 2019)
  • “After having a disappointing experience at another dermatologist’s office, I was happy with everything from checking in, communications with all staff members, and especially my interactions with Dr. Laura Buford. She answered my questions and made recommendations when I wasn’t sure which way to go.” — Richard H. (July 15, 2019)
  • “All staff, ranging from the front desk, medical assistants, and doctor, were all extremely courteous and enthusiastic. Each person made me feel like a valued client.” — Michael B. (July 14, 2019)
  • “Everyone was awesome and made me feel like my total well-being was important to them. The doctor also didn’t rush me through and was very personable.” — Jocelyn B. (July 14, 2019)
  • “I really enjoy the friendly and knowledgeable staff. They truly are committed to finding the correct treatment for you and not trying to sell you something you don’t need.” — Stephen B. (July 11, 2019)
  • “I was really impressed with this entire experience. Everyone was warm, professional, and efficient. My questions were answered, my concerns were taken seriously, and we were seen right away. I was initially concerned that a practice that was not specifically geared toward pediatric patients would not know how to interact patiently with my shy four year old but I was wrong. They were all wonderful. I would absolutely recommend this practice.” — Even R. (July 2, 2019)
  • “Everything about my visit went well. Beautiful place with very nice employees.” — Janie B. (June 27, 2019)
  • “Nice office, staff and Docs! Was a very pleasant visit.” — Stephen S. (June 21, 2019)
  • “Great experience! Great service! Great doctor!” — Anat M. (June 20, 2019)
  • “This is the only place I go for dermatology and skin needs! Every doctor I have ever seen is top notch. Dr. Laura Buford was excellent and referred me to a specialist. I refer everyone to WD!” — Lisa S. (June 17, 2019)
  • “Everything was great. Treatment was immediately effective.” — Derek R. (June 12, 2019)
  • “Everything was great!” — Alecia N. (June 12, 2019)
  • “My visit was great from the reception to nurse and especially Dr. Buford. All superb. Thanks.” — Donnis D. (June 5, 2019)
  • “Dr. Buford is awesome! So personable and laid back. The entire staff is friendly and professional.” — Amy E. (May 30, 2019)
  • “WL Derm is an awesome place! Drs. Laura and Valerie are amazing!” — Diane D. (May 6, 2019)
  • “My visit was so much better than expected. I know I had precancerous areas which were confirmed. They were removed quickly with little pain during my first visit. The area treated was small and healed quickly. Biopsies also performed with no need to return for a second visit. This will totally keep me in compliance with regular preventive visits which are so important when you get to be my age (65). Thank you!” — Pandora W. (April 16, 2019)