2013 2:16:40 PM

Richard Kuebler, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology

Academic Director of Nuclear Medicine

rkuebl@lsuhsc.edu
(504) 568-4647

Degrees

Specialty Training, Nuclear Radiology

Residency, Diagnostic Radiology
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

Internship
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

Doctor of Medicine
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Juris Doctor
Mississippi College, School of Law
Jackson, MS

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics/Chemistry
Delta State University
Cleveland, MS

Bio

Dr. Kuebler practiced Emergency Medicine early in his medical career founding, developing, and operating emergency services companies, Medical Services, Inc. and TRAM, Inc. which provided emergency department physician services at numerous hospitals in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Arkansas with an average annual workforce of approximately 250 physicians.

Dr. Kuebler is Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Board Certified in Nuclear Radiology. For 25 years Dr. Kuebler was in private practice in Mississippi, providing on site Radiology services at a network of hospitals in 11 counties. He served as Chief of Medical Staff for two terms at Madison County Medical Center. He was appointed Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at The University of Mississippi Medical Center. He served on the Radiation Safety Committee of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and he was the Radiation Safety Officer for University Hospital, Holmes County campus.

Dr. Kuebler served as President of the Mississippi Radiological Society. He has also served on the Commission of Standards and Accreditation and on the Commission of Small and/or Rural Practices for the American College of Radiology.

 He has been appointed Delegate of the Central Mississippi Medical Society to the Mississippi State Medical Association annual meeting. He has served as a member of the Carrier Advisory Committee for Medicare. He served as a member of The Dean’s Advisory Committee of The University of Mississippi Medical Alumni Association.

Upon the recommendation of the Mississippi Society of Radiologic Technologists Dr. Kuebler was appointed to the Council of Advisors for Medical Radiologic Technology with the Branch of Professional Licensure of the Mississippi Department of Health. Dr. Kuebler has mentored and supervised Radiologic Technologists to become Registered Radiologic Assistants. Dr. Kuebler currently serves on the Committee of Medical Advisors to The Board of Radiology Physician Extenders.

For the past eight years Dr. Kuebler has served at LSU as Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology and Academic Director of Nuclear Medicine. He regularly provides Emergency Radiology services as a member of the Radiology Emergency Department rotation.

Dr. Kuebler believes that our residents will become our legacy to the profession.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kuebler has particular interest in PET-CT applications in Oncology, Neurology, and Infectious Disease; in Nuclear Medicine evaluation of cardiac and renal disease; and in radiopharmaceutical therapy for thyroid disease and bone pain. He is also interested in Chest Radiology and occupational lung disease. He has been certified as a “B”reader for pneumoconiosis by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. He is also MQSA qualified for Mammography.

Dr. Kuebler has interest in medical/legal issues such as tort reform, informed consent, patient privacy rights and medical malpractice and professional responsibility of the legal profession .He has consulted and provided consultation and expert testimony on numerous medical malpractice cases. He has served as a member of the Appellate Moot Court Judiciary for Mississippi College School of Law. He authored the dissertation, “Voluntary Binding Arbitration in Medical Malpractice Dispute Resolution-Has Its Time Come in Mississippi?”

Selected Publications

Molina P, Ashman, R, Endocrine Physiology. Lange Series, McGraw Hill. Third edition. 2009. Contributed to Chapter 4, page 98.

Dr. Kuebler has made presentations at the annual convention of the Radiological Society of North America, at The Mississippi Radiology Society, The Society of Mississippi Radiologic Technologists, and at the annual convention of the Society of Radiology Physician Extenders.