Dr. Buchele's CV

Dr. Buchele's CV

Office Address          
Buchele Plastic Surgery, PC
40 Four Mile Drive; Suite 5
Kalispell MT 59901
Academic Background           
Breckingridge County High School
Harned, Kentucky, 1973
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 1973-1976
B.S., Zoology 1979
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 1976-1980
M.D. 1980
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama 2003-2005
MBA 2005
General Surgery, University of Iowa, 1980-1985
Iowa City, Iowa
Plastic Surgery, The Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 1985-1987
Springfield, Illinois
Board Certification
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, March 1981
Diplomate, American Board of Surgery, April 1986 - expired 1996
American Board of Plastic Surgery, November 1989
Medical Licensure           
Ohio, 1987, #55825 expired
Montana, 2006, #11056
Awards and Honors
            B.S. with High Distinction
            M.D. with Distinction
            University of Kentucky Honors Program, President’s Award
            Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman Honorary, University of Kentucky
            Phi Beta Kappa, Univesity of Kentucky
            Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Kentucky
            Sandoz Pathophysiology Award, Pathology Departmental Award
            Louis P. McHenry Award, Senior Ob-Gyn Departmental Award
            Surgical Resident Outstanding Teacher Award, Southern Illinois University, 1986, 1987
            Surgical Student Outstanding Teacher Award, The Ohio State University, 1992
            Excellence in Patient Health Education Interdisciplinary Team Award 2001
University Positions
            Assistant Professor, Surgery, College of Medicine, 1987-90
            Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery, Surgery, College of Medicine, 1990-99
            Associate Professor, Clinical Surgery, Surgery, Collegeof Medicine, 1999- 2006
            Admissions Committee, College of Medicine, 1989-93
            Med III-IV Committee, College of Medicine, 1990-2006
            Undergraduate Education Committee, Surgery, 1987-98
                        Chairman 1990-98
            Third Year Clerkship Director, Surgery, 1990-98
            Computer Committee, Surgery, 1989-95
            Med I Medical Humanities/Behavioral Sciences Committee, 1988-92
            Task Force on Ambulatory Care, 1990
            Task Force on Curriculum, 1991-92
            Dean’s HIV Policy Committee, 1993
            College of Medicine, Clinical Academic Standing Committee, 1994-2006
            Ethics in Curriculum Task Force, 1995
            2006 Curriculum Reform Transition Committee, 1997
            2006 Curriculum Ob-Gyn/Surgery Committee, 1997
            Department of Surgery Faculty Advisory Committee, 1998
            College of Medicine and Public Health Faculty Council, 1998-2000
            Alternate, College of Medicine and Public Health Faculty Council, 2000-2002
            Department of Surgery, Graduate Medical Education Committee, 2000
            Department of Surgery, Core Residency Education Committee, 2000
            Program Director, OSU Plastic Surgery Residency, 2000 – Oct 2005
            Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, March 2004- Oct 2005
Hospital Positions
            Kalispell Montana
            Attending Staff, Kalispell Regional Medical Center, 2006-present
                        Vice Chair of Surgery 2008
                        Chaiman of Surgery 2009
            Medical Executive committee 2008-09
                        Medical Director Hyperbarioc Medicine 2009-present
            Attending Staff, Healthcenter Northwest, 2006-present
                        Medical Director for Surgical Services 2008-present
            Columbus Ohio
            Attending Staff, The Ohio State University Hospitals, 1987-2006
            Attending Staff, Children’s Hospital, 1987-2006
            Attending Staff, Doctors Hospital, 1997-2006
            Courtesy Staff, Park Medical Center, 1987-99
            Riverside Methodist Hospital, 2002-2006
            Grant Medical Center, 2002-2006
            Consulting Staff, Intensiva Hospital of Columbus, 1997-2006
            Quality Assurance Subcommittee, The Ohio State University Department of Surgery, 1987-91
            Ambulatory Surgery Committee, The Ohio State University Hospitals, 1988-90
            Credentials Committee, The Ohio State University Hospitals, 1993-2005
                        Vice Chairman, 1996-99
                        Chairman, 2000 - 2004
            Laser and Microsurgery Advisory Committee, The Ohio State University Hospitals, 1987-88
            SKYMED Medical Advisory Committee, The Ohio State University Hospitals, 1988-94
            Pharmacy and Formulary Subcommittee, The Ohio State University Hospitals, 1992-96
            Burn Intensive Care Quality Assurance Committee, The Ohio State University Hospitals, 1989-98
            OR Product Evaluation and Standardization Committee, Children’s Hospital, 1995-97
            Trauma Quality Assurance Committee, 1999-2006
            Medical Staff Administrative Committee, 1999–2005
            OSU Hospital Board Strategic Planning SubCommittee, 1999-2005
            Ohio State University Medical Center, Graduate Medical Education Committee, 2001–2005
            American College of Surgeons, Candidate Group
            American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
            American Medical Association
                        Student, 1976; Resident, 1980; Member, 1987
            Illinois State Medical Association, 1985-87
            Sangamon County Medical Association, 1985-87
            Ohio Hospital Association
            Ohio Burn Team Society
            Academy of Medicine of Columbus and Franklin County
            Ohio State Medical Association
            American Burn Association
            Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery
            American Cleft Palate Association
            Association for Academic Surgery
            Columbus Surgical Society
            Association for Surgical Education
            Central Ohio Pediatric Society
            Ohio Valley Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
            Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
National Committees
Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery,
            Requisite Training Committee, 1988-89
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Exhibits Committee, 1993-1995
            American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Regulatory Evaluation Committee, 1996-99           
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Marketing Committee, 1991-94
Clinical Update Experience Committee, 1993-94
Ad Hoc Committee on Telemedicine, 1996-99
                        Resident Information Committee, 1996-2001           
                                    Chairman, 1999 - 2001
Annals of Plastic Surgery, Editorial Board, 1996-99
            American Board of Plastic Surgery
                        Guest Examiner, 1995, 1996, 1997
                        Senior Guest Examiner 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001


1.            Dayton MT, Buchele BA, Shirazi SS, Hunt LB: Use of an Absorbable Mesh to Repair Contaminated Abdominal-Wall Defects. Arch Surg, Vol. 121, pp. 954-960, 1986.
2.            Buchele BA, Zook EG: Altered Spatial Perception Following the Harvest of a Posterior Auricular Skin Graft. Plast Reconstr Surg, 81: 954-55, 1988.
3.            Ruberg RL, Ed., Buchele BA: Comprehensive Plastic Surgery Curriculum (Association of Academic Chairmen, 1991).
4.            Fleegler EJ and Buchele BA, Benign and Malignant Tumors, In Plastic Surgery: A Core Curriculum, CV Mosby (St. Louis, MO), p. 439, 1994.
5.            Filiciano DV, Moore EE and Mattox KL: Trauma, 3rd edition, Book Review, Plast Reconstr Surg, April, p. 1410, 1998.
6.            Heistein, JB, Coffey, RA, Buchele BA, Gordillo, GM: Development and Initiation of Comptuer Generated Documentation for Burn Patient Care. Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2002.
Book Review:
1.              Buchele, BA: Cosmetic Dermatology, Principles & Practice. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 51:332.
1.            Management of Respiratory Injuries in the Burn Patient, Respiratory Therapists Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, August 12, 1991.
2.            What You Should Know About Plastic Surgery, Women’s Health Seminar, Columbus, Ohio, September 17, 1991.
3.            The Burn Personality, Ohio Burn Team Society, Columbus, Ohio, October 29, 1991.
4.            Responses of Medical Schools and Residency Programs to Changes in the Licensure Process, Generalists in Medical Education, Washington, D.C., November 10, 1991.
5.            Reconstructive Options in Head and Neck Surgery, Center of Science and Industry, Columbus, Ohio, January 5, 1992.
6.            Reconstructive Surgery - Everybody’s Talking, Radio Show WCVO-FM, Columbus, Ohio, March 3, 1992.
7.            Periorbital Reconstruction, Facial Reconstruction Surgery, Columbus, Ohio, June 4, 1992.
8.            Electrical Burns, Ohio Linemans Association, Morrow County, 1990, 1991, 1992.
9.            Management of Respiratory Injuries in Burn Patient, Ohio State Respiratory and Therapists, Columbus, Ohio, October 14, 1992.
10.            Computers in Hand Surgery. The Ohio Valley Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Columbus, Ohio, June 16, 1993.
Presentations (continued)

11.            Electrical Burns. Ohio Linemans Association, Morrow County, October 3, 1994.
12.            Biomedics. The Ohio State University Medical Center, Open House,
Columbus, Ohio, November 5, 1994.
13.            The Choice to Have Surgery. Fitness Forum, Lane Avenue Shopping Center, Columbus, Ohio, April 20, 1995.
14.            Biomedics: Summer Skin Care. Hadassah, Columbus, Ohio, May 3, 1995.

15.            Church JS and Buchele BA. An Improved Method of Methylmethacrylate Fixation during Cranioplasty. The Ohio Valley Society of Plastic and  Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, June 2, 1995.
16.            Buchele BA. Rapid Identification of Unfair Clinical Grading. Association of Surgical Education, Lexington, KY, April 13-14, 1996.
17.            Buchele, B.A., The Ohio State University Medical Center, Health for Life, Consumer Health Classes, Consumer and Corporate Health Education and Wellness, The Aging Face: Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Options, Upper Arlington Public Library, Upper Arlington, OH, May 15, 1997.
18.             Buchele BA. Facial Fractures. Emergency Nursing in the 90’s. The Ohio State University Hospitals, Columbus, Ohio, May 16-17, 1996.
19.            Buchele BA. Clinical Experiences with Integra. American Burn Association, New York, NY, March 19, 1997.
20.            Buchele BA. Integra -- The First Year. National Integra Users Symposium, 
Scottsdale, AZ, May 31 - June 1, 1997.
Presentations (continued)

21.            Buchele, B.A. The Ohio State University Medical Center, Health for Life, Consumer Health Classes, Consumer and Corporate Health Education and Wellness, Skin Care, Peels & Lasers, Stoneridge, Dublin, OH, July 17, 1997.
22.            Buchele, B.A. The Ohio State University Medical Center, Health for Life, Consumer Health Classes, Consumer and Corporate Health Education and Wellness, Body Contouring and Liposuction, Stoneridge, Dublin, OH, July 31, 1997.
23.            Buchele BA. The Ohio State University Medical Center, Health for Life, Consumer Health Classes, Consumer and Corporate Health Education and Wellness, Cosmetic Surgery: Is it right for you? Harding Campus, September 4, 1997.
24.           Buchele, BA. Annual Meeting of the Ohio Dermatological Association. Common Hand Problems and their Treatment. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, September 25, 1999.
25.           Buchele, BA. Dayton Plastic Surgery Society Meeting. Preserving the Nobility of Plastic Surgery. Dayton, Ohio, April 19, 2005
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