Dr. Kenneth Buch, MD

Dr. Kenneth Buch, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kenneth Buch, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Cornell in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Buch & Shiffman Mds

16311 Ventura Blvd Ste 775

Encino, CA 91436
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Buch performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Buch's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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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.


  • Boston University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Cornell
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Albany Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Albany Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Buch does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Buch and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Buch is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Buch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buch to family and friends
based on 32 total reviews (20 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Buch's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

i met with Dr Buch for the first time and he conducted a though review of my health problems with GERD. Scheduled a procedure and felt very comfortable
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We appreciate your kind comment. Dr. Buch takes pride in caring for each patient in the highest quality manner. Good health to you!

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in North Hollywood, CA
Dr. Buch is kind and thorough. He takes the time to listen. I would indeed recommend him to my family members and friends. In addition, his staff is excellent!
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Thank you for the kind words! We are glad you had a great experience! We hope you have a wonderful holiday and happy new year.

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Dr. Buch is an outstanding doctor whom I have been seeing for more than 15 years.
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in Northridge, CA
I have been a patient of Dr. Buch’s for over 20 years. He’s my favorite doctor, and I have a lot of them! He’s kind, caring, and very thorough. I really appreciate that he does a “recap” at the end of each appointment, leaving no doubt that he’s paid close attention to what we have discussed. ...more
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in Calabasas, CA
I have been seeing Dr. buch. for years. Helped through my horrible time with diverticulitis and Colon resection. Great caring doctor who takes his time to really explain everything to you.
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