Dr. Richard Buchta, MD

Dr. Richard Buchta, MD

Pediatrics  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Buchta, MD is a pediatrics doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 50 years. Dr. Buchta is affiliated with Scripps Green Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas and Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego.

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

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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

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cellulitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enteritis
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Ringworm
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Throat Pain
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Immunization Administration
  • 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.

Education

  • 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
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Buchta's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Encinitas, CA |
Best pediatrician ever! We are so sad that he is retiring from Scripps.
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Dr. Buchta accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Buchta has admitting privileges

Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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