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Dr. Richard Michael Buchta MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 43 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics, Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, and Adolescent Medicine.
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Dr. Richard Buchta has 3 office locations.
Carmel Valley
Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley
3811 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego, CA 92130

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(2)
Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Buchta is Excellent. Dr. Buchta has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars

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.

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

Affiliations

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


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Richard M. Buchta practice?
Dr. Richard Buchta practices Pediatrics, Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, and Adolescent Medicine near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: La Jolla, CA.
See San Diego Pediatricians and San Diego Adolescent Specialists.