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Richard E. Black, M.D.

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 357-1700 Rock Canyon Pediatric Specialists - Intermountain Clinics
1134 North 500 West , Suite 101
Provo, UT 84604
(801) 662-2950 PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton
3773 West 12600 South
Riverton, UT 84065
(801) 662-2950 Primary Children's Hospital
Pediatric Surgery
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive , Suite 2600
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Richard E. Black’s clinical interests include all aspects of pediatric surgery. He has special interests in chest wall repair, foreign body extraction, gastroschisis, omphalocele, and pediatric trauma. He has over 30 years experience in inguinal hernias, appendectomies, inflammatory bowel disease and congenital anomalies. He serves as Medical Director of the Primary Children's Riverton Outpatient Pediatric Surgery Clinic and has a bimonthly clinic in St. George, Utah.

Dr. Black specializes in the following conditions: Inguinal hernia, Umbilical hernia, Undescended testicle, Hydrocele, Cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder), GT (placement of a stomach tube), Appendectomy (removal of the appendix), Vascular access (ports and central lines), Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum), Pediatric endocrine surgery (thyroid and adrenal tumors/pancreas surgery)

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Professor (Clinical)
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Administration
Pediatric Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Surgery (Sub: Pediatric Surgery)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Professor (Clinical)
Pediatrics - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Administration
Pediatric Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Surgery (Sub: Pediatric Surgery)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-2950 Primary Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric Surgery
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Richard Black joined the University of Utah Department of Surgery/Division of Pediatric Surgery in 1981. He is a Professor of Surgery and is the Medical Director of Pediatric Surgery Riverton Outpatient Clinic. He has played an active role in the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons serving as Treasurer from 2001-2007 and President in 2007-2008. He has served as Head of Trauma and as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Primary children’s Medical Center and President of the Medical Staff.

Dr. Black graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine in 1974. He served his residency training in surgery at Duke University in 1974-76 and University of Utah from 1976-1979. Pediatric Surgery Fellowship followed in 1979-1981 at Children's Hospital of Cincinnati. He is board certified in General and Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Black is a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association, American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics and the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Cincinnati
Pediatric Surgery
Fellow
Chief Resident University of Utah School of Medicine
Surgery
Chief Resident
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Surgery
Resident
Residency Duke University Medical Center
Surgery
Resident
Internship Duke University Medical Center
Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical University of Utah Hospital School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Utah
Biology
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Clinical variables as prognostic tools in pediatric-onset ulcerative colitis: A retrospective cohort study.Moore JC, Thompson K, Lafleur B, Book LS, Jackson WD, OGorman MA, Black RE, Downey E Jr, Johnson DG, Matlak ME, Meyers RL, Scaife E, Guthery SL (2010). Clinical variables as prognostic tools in pediatric-onset ulcerative colitis: A retrospective cohort study. Inflamm Bowel Dis.
  2. Reflux esophageal stricture-a review of 30 years' experience in children.Pearson EG, Downey EC, Barnhart DC, Scaife ER, Rollins MD, Black RE, Matlak ME, Johnson DG, Meyers RL (2010). Reflux esophageal stricture-a review of 30 years' experience in children. J Pediatr Surg, 45(12), 2356-60.
  3. Magnetic attraction leading to a small bowel obstruction in a child.Fenton SJ, Torgenson M, Holsti M, Black RE (2007). Magnetic attraction leading to a small bowel obstruction in a child. Pediatr Surg Int, 23(12), 1245-7.
  4. An established extracorporeal membrane oxygenation protocol promotes survival in extreme hypothermia.Scaife ER, Connors RC, Morris SE, Nichol PF, Black RE, Matlak ME, Hansen K, Bolte RG (2007). An established extracorporeal membrane oxygenation protocol promotes survival in extreme hypothermia. J Pediatr Surg, 42(12), 2012-6.

Abstract

  1. Pearson EG, Downey EC, Barnhart DC, Scaife ER, Rollins MD, Black RE, Matlak ME, Johnson DG, Meyers RL (May 2010). "Reflux esophageal stricture (peptic stricture): A review of 30 years experience in Children." Presented by Dr. Erik Pearson in Kobe, Japan [Abstract]. Pacific Association of Pediatric of Pediatric Surgeons 43rd Annual Meeting.

Poster

  1. Russell K, Duke T, Black RE, Downey EC, Barnhart DC, Rollins MD, Scaife ER, Meyers RL (2011). Complications of Home Antibiotic Therapy for Acute Appendicitis in Children: Morbidity and Hidden Costs. Poster session presented at Pacific Assocation of Pediatric Surgeons 44th Annual Meeting, Cancun, Mexico by Katie Russell.
  2. Scaife ER, Dodgion CM, Vargo DJ, Black RE, Matlak ME, Rollins MD, Downey EC, Stevens MH, Morris SE, Meyers RL, Metzger RR (2008). A Model for a Modern Pediatric Trauma System. Poster session presented at The Southwestern Surgical Congress, Acapulco, Mexico.

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