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Dr. Richard M. Buchta, MD


  • (858) 764-3000

Dr. Buchta's Overview

Dr. Richard M. Buchta graduated from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 1967. He works in San Diego, CA and specializes in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Buchta is affiliated with Scripps Green Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital.

Dr. Buchta's Experience

Years in Practice: 48

Dr. Buchta's Specialties

Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Buchta's Education & Training

Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine; Graduated 1967

Dr. Buchta's Rating

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Dr. Buchta's Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
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Dr. Buchta's Office Information & Appointments

Office Locations

Scripps Clinic
Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley

3811 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 764-3000


Office Hours and Information

Fax: (858) 764-3025

Practice Website:

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Medicare Accepted: Yes

Medicaid Accepted: No

Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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