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Philip Clay Buescher, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map


Dr. Buescher is a pulmonary critical care physician.  He has been deeply involved in clinical teaching of both medical students, interns, residents and fellows throughout his career.  He is the director of the Medical/Surgical Critical Care Units at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital as well as MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital.  He is president of a large community private practice pulmonary and critical group (Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates of Baltimore)

He serves at Hopkins on the part-time clinical faculty. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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  • MD; Medicine; Duke University School of Medicine (1981)


  • Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1984)


  • Pulmonary Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1987)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) (1991)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1984)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) (1986)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Buescher is involved in multiple clinical research projects.

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The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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