Dr. Richard Buch, MD, Plano, TX, 75093

Dr. Richard Buch is a board certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic musculoskeletal oncologist in Plano, Texas. He is one of those surgeons who stays at the forefront of orthopedic and surgical oncology techniques for both adults and children. Dr. Buch is a well-known for his personalized approach to each surgical procedure on an individualized basis. He listens to his patients' concerns and take the time to compassionately discuss their disease process and treatment options.

As an orthopedic oncologist, Dr. Buch is sometimes referred to as the physician's specialist. His total joint revisions and oncology procedures are done by very few surgeons in the country, and his expertise in these fields in exceptional.

He is acclaimed as a nationally recognized consultant and speaker in the education of the next generation of orthopedic surgeons. He is sought after to teach courses in joint replacements by the manufacturing companies of prosthetics.

Dr. Buch is part of Dr. Pain, the largest network of top-rated orthopedic surgeons and pain management specialists in Texas.

Type of Joint Pain Specialist

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Expertise


  • Arthritis
  • Bone and Joint Cancer
  • Infections
  • Limb Restoration & Preservation
  • Muscle/Nerve Injuries
  • Sprains/Strains


  • Ankle Replacement
  • Complex Hip and Knee Revisions
  • ConforMIS iTotal Specific Knee Replacement
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Revision Surgery
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Treatment of Infected Joints


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish


  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Orthopedic Oncology-George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Dallas Medical Center, Medical Director
  • Medical Center of Plano, Medical Director
  • Centennial Medical Center Chairman, Dept. of Orthopedics
  • Centennial Medical Center Chairman, Dept. of Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Acedemy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society