Dr. Richard M. Buchta MD Pediatrician

Dr. Richard Buchta is a pediatrician in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Scripps Green Hospital. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 47 years. Dr. Buchta accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at Scripps Green Hospital who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: Adolescent Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Scripps Green Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Residency, Pediatrics, 1968–1970

Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Internship, Transitional Year, 1967–1968

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Adolescent Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Urinary tract infection due to Salmonella species in children/adolescents.
Buchta, R.M., Dunn, M.

Hemorrhagic Neisseria gonorrhoeae conjunctivitis in an adolescent female.
Buchta, R. M.

Adolescent females' preferences regarding use of a chaperone during a pelvic examination. Observations from a private-practice setting.
Buchta, R. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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