Dr. Richard Buchta, MD

Dr. Richard Buchta, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
Dr. Richard Buchta, MD is a pediatrics specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in pediatrics.

3811 Valley Centre Dr Fl 3

San Diego, CA 92130

Contact Information

(858) 764-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Dr. Buchta's Experience

Dr. Buchta's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

67  Conditions Treated


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2  Procedures

  • Immunization
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Us Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Us Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buchta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buchta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buchta to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Buchta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Best pediatrician ever! We are so sad that he is retiring from Scripps.
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