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Richard Busch, MD, DDS

Dr. Richard Busch joined the Kern Medical Center Surgery Faculty in 1986 specializing in Otolaryngology. He was Chief of Otolaryngology for 23 years. Prior to joining KMC Dr. Busch had a private practice in Williamsville, NY and Tulare, CA. He also served as a Medical Officer in the United States Navy from 1980 to 1985. He has also been a Clinical Instructor in Oral Surgery and the Assistant Clinical Instructor in Surgery at State University New York at Buffalo, School of Dentistry. Dr. Busch was the former Chairman in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Newport, RI. He served 17 years as Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery in Otolaryngology at the University of California in San Diego, School of Medicine.     

Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, Diplomate
  National Board of Dental Examiners, Diplomate
 Dental School: State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dentistry
 Medical School:  State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine
 Internship: Eric County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY
 Residency: E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital, Buffalo, NY
 Fellowships: State University of New York at Buffalo, NY
  Nataional Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

Certificates and Affiliations: 
  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery – Fellow & Diplomate
  • American Association of Oral and  Maxillofacial Surgeons – Fellow
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons – Fellow
  • American Rhinologic Society – Fellow
  • American Society of Oral Surgeons
  • American Dental Association
  • American Medical Association
  • International Society of Plastic, Anesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • California Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Society
  • California Medical Association
  • Kern County Medical Society