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Richard E. Black, M.D.

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(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
(801) 662-2950 Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
1034 North 500 West
Provo, UT 84604

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

Abstract

  1. Pearson EG, Downey EC, Barnhart DC, Scaife ER, Rollins MD, Black RE, Matlak ME, Johnson DG, Meyers R(2010)"Reflux esophageal stricture (peptic stricture): A review of 30 years experience in Children." Presented by Dr. Erik Pearson in Kobe, Japan  ,

Poster

  1. Russell K, Duke T, Black RE, Downey EC, Barnhart DC, Rollins MD, Scaife ER, Meyers R(2011)Complications of Home Antibiotic Therapy for Acute Appendicitis in Children: Morbidity and Hidden Costs.  ,
  2. Scaife ER, Dodgion CM, Vargo DJ, Black RE, Matlak ME, Rollins MD, Downey EC, Stevens MH, Morris SE, Meyers RL, Metzger R(2008)A Model for a Modern Pediatric Trauma System  ,

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