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Dr. Richard Buchta, MD

Pediatrics ·  Male · Age 78

Dr. Buchta

Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley

3811 Valley Centre Dr Fl 3 San Diego, CA 92130

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Dr. Richard Buchta, MD is a pediatrics specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in pediatrics.


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(858) 764-3000

Dr. Buchta accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
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Health Net
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Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
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Medical Mutual of Ohio
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Principal Financial Group
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Buchta's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • 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
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hives
  • Immunization
  • 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
  • Sore Throat
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Sunburn
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Buchta, MD is a pediatrics specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in pediatrics.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

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He was my doctor when I was a kid...30+ years ago. Still remember his kindness...his warmth.
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Best pediatrician ever! We are so sad that he is retiring from Scripps.
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