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Primary Area of Expertise

Orthopedic Surgery

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Richard Buch, M.D. has performed over 13,500 joint replacements, revisions, and complex joint reconstructions in his 27 years of private orthopedic surgery practice. He is considered one of the foremost authorities in the treatment of orthopedic oncology, complex reconstruction, and infections. Dr. Buch is a board certified fellowship trained orthopedic oncologist, one of fewer then 175 orthopedic oncologists in the United States. Dr. Buch is actively engaged in orthopedic studies, implant design, and regularly gives lectures around the world as a featured expert on complex reconstruction cases.

His areas of expertise include: Shoulder surgery, knee replacement, hip replacement, ankle replacement, elbow replacement, bilateral knee, hip, shoulder replacements, joint revisions, complex reconstructions, infected joints, tumors of the bone and soft tissue, and limb salvage.

Education & Licenses

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Medical Doctorate: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Orthopedic Surgery Internship: Indiana University Bloomington Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Indiana University Bloomington Orthopedic Oncology Fellowships: George Washington University Medical Center, Washington D.C., Washington Hospital Center, Washington D.C., Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C