Dr. Gary Buckholz, MD

Dr. Gary Buckholz, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Gary Buckholz, MD is a hospice & palliative medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med in 2000 and specializes in hospice & palliative medicine.Read his story

9300 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Buckholz's Experience

Dr. Buckholz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Buckholz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Buckholz "Dr. Buckholz specializes in palliative care, which uses a team approach. The goal of palliative care is to prevent and relieve suffering and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families, regardless of the stage of disease or the need for other therapies. As such, it can be delivered concurrently with life-prolonging care or as the main focus of care. As part of the Doris A. Howell Consultation Service, Dr. Buckholz primarily consults with patients who have been admitted to UC San Diego’s Thornton, Sulpizio, and Hillcrest hospitals. He is also: A member of the Family Medicine Review Committee (ACGME home for the subspecialty of Palliative Medicine). A Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) Passionate about palliative care education, with many years of experience as a Palliative Medicine Fellowship Director."
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1  Specialties

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Memorial Hospital Of Rhode Island
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buckholz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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