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Specialties & Research
Dr. Richard Buchta, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.
- He has special expertise in 2 areas:
- Adolescent Medicine
Education & Awards
Dr. Buchta graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood. He has 2 awards.
Dr. Buchta has 8 hospital affiliations:
- Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
- Scripps Green Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Buchta accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 2 plans
- Blue Shield of California - 88 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Anthem Blue Cross - 3 plans
- Cigna - 11 plans
- Humana - 2 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan