Dr. Richard F. Busch, MD

Dr. Richard F. Busch, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 71 years old

I believe the best care can be achieved only when patients understand their conditions properly and are fully satisfied with the care they receive. Through effective education, patients are empowered to partner in their care and achieve their health priorities.Read more

Kern Medical Center Outpatnt
1700 Mount Vernon Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93306 Get Directions
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Dr. Busch's Care Philosophy

I believe the best care can be achieved only when patients understand their conditions properly and are fully satisfied with the care they receive. Through effective education, patients are empowered to partner in their care and achieve their health priorities.

Dr. Busch's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule

Education

  • Medical School
    University At Buffalo SUNY School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences Buffalo Ny

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    SUNY Buffalo Affil Hosps
  • Residency Hospital
    National Naval Med Center

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy