Dr Russell G Buhr

Dr Russell G Buhr

About Dr Russell G Buhr

SPECIALTY : Pulmonology
SUBSPECIALTIES : Asthma & COPD, Critical Care Medicine

LANGUAGE : English, Spanish

Professional Statement

Dr Russell is a pulmonologist and critical care physician with an outpatient clinic in Westwood. He also treats hospitalized patients at UCLA facilities in Westwood and Santa Monica, as well as at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. His principal therapeutic interests include COPD and Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency, a rare lung illness. He also treats patients with asthma, lung cancer, and pulmonary fibrosis in addition to general pulmonary patients. Internal medicine, critical care medicine, and pulmonary illness are his board certifications.

Dr Buhr performs clinical, translational, and health services research on therapies and strategies to prevent COPD exacerbations and keep patients with advanced lung disease out of the hospital, in addition to his clinical practice. This study seeks to assist individuals with COPD or advanced lung illness in maintaining their independence and being as healthy and active as feasible. To accomplish this objective, he is studying the use of telemedicine and other innovative methods to assist these patients in managing their lung condition at home.

Dr Russell is linked with a number of regional institutions, including UCLA Medical Center and Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Medical Center. He has been in profession for eleven to twenty years.

Education & Professional Experience

Medical School & Residency

  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Health Services Research, 2015-2019
  • Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles
  • PhD, Health Policy & Management, 2015-2019
  • UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2014-2017
  • MedStar Health
  • Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, 2013-2014
  • MedStar Health
  • Residency, Internal Medicine
  • MedStar Health
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, 2010-2011
  • University of Southern California School of Medicine
  • MD
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • BA, Molecular Biology, 2002-2006

Licensure & Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified in Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified in Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified in Pulmonary Disease
  • DC State Medical License
  • Active through 2014
  • VA State Medical License
  • Active through 2016
  • CA State Medical License
  • Active through 2024

Honors, Recognitions & Awards

  • Health Policy Article of the Year, 2021
  • Rising Star, 2021
  • Rising Star, 2020
  • Top Peer Reviewer, 2020
  • Fellow, 2020
  • Outstanding Research Abstract, 2017
  • Outstanding Research Abstract – Junior Faculty (3rd place, clinical/health services research), 2017
  • Fellow Teaching Award, 2015
  • Ambulatory Care Award, 2013
  • Outstanding Clinical Vignette – Runner Up, 2013
  • String of Pearls Teaching Award Nominee, 2012
  • Order of Areté Graduate Honor Society, 2010
  • James L. Slayton Award for National Leadership Excellence, 2010
  • Outstanding Senior Scholar – Department of Biology & Chemistry, 2006
  • Distinguished Honors Scholar, 2006
  • Board of Trustees Finalist Scholar, 2002

Dr Russell Appointment Process

Appointment Number(For Serial): BOOK BY PHONE (310) 825-8061, (310) 373-6864 Or (310) 825-9111 &  Online Appointment here.

Chamber Name & AddressUCLA Medical Center, 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 365B, Los Angeles, CA, 90095

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