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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Buchta is Good. Dr. Buchta has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 2.3
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Buchta, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education & Awards

Dr. Buchta graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood. He has 2 awards.

Best Doctors in America, 1996-2006
Practitioner Research Award, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1994


Dr. Buchta has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Green Hospital 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Michael Buchta MD is a male Pediatrician, has 45 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics and Pediatric Adolescent Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard M. Buchta practice?
Dr. Richard Buchta has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Buchta practices Pediatrics and Pediatric Adolescent Medicine near San Diego, CA.
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