David W. Buchholz, MD

Pediatrician (General Pediatrics), Pediatrics, Primary Care
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Treats Children
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Dr. David Buchholz is a general pediatrician and the senior founding medical director for primary care at Columbia. Dr. Buchholz received his medical degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago and completed internship and residency at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Since graduating from residency, he has worked as a general pediatrician, medical administrator, and faculty member at Pacific Medical Centers, Swedish Health System, and the University of California, San Francisco. He joined the faculty of Columbia University Irving Medical Center in September of 2019 where he serves as the physician lead over the expansion of primary care for Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.

Dr. Buchholz at Columbia Primary Care and ColumbiaDoctors Pediatrics adheres to the most up-to-date and rigorous standards of care, and he works closely with world-renowned pediatric specialists at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. He offers children and their family kind, personalized and comprehensive service, with careful coordination and continuity of care to enhance the health and well-being of each child he sees. Dr. Buchholz’s goal is to ensure that families get exceptional medical care while still recognizing their children’s unique characteristics and needs.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Growth and Development
  • Asthma
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Childhood Growth and Development
  • Constipation
  • Cough / Chronic Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Immunizations
  • Newborn and Infant Growth and Development
  • Pediatric Allergy
  • Pediatric Ear Infection
  • Primary Care (Columbia Primary Care)
  • Rash
  • Sore throat
  • Well Child Exams

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Senior Founding Medical Director, Primary Care

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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2702 Broadway
New York, NY 10025
Disabled Accessible

Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS


  • POS

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Residency: University of Washington, Seattle

Committees, Societies, Councils

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics