Dr. Richard G. Buch, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 60

4001 W 15th St Ste 290
Plano, TX 75093
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Dr. Buch's Experience

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Dr. Buch's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Buch Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Buch Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Dallas Medical Center
7 Medical Parkway
Dallas, TX 75234
Pine Creek Medical Center
9032 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75235

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Buch

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Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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4001 W 15th St Ste 290
Plano, TX 75093
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    Dr. Buch's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
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    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Buch

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois At Chicago
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Fellowship Hospital

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buch & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Buch's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Buch has admitting privileges:

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    • Pine Creek Medical Center

    • Dallas Medical Center

    • Medical Center of Plano

    • Centennial Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Buch

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buch to family and friends

    54 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Buch's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    55 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    54 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    52 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 54 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Buch
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    55 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    55 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    54 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    55 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    4001 W 15th St Ste 290
    Plano, TX 75093
    (469) 443-0924 (Office)
    (469) 443-0940 (Fax)
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