Allergists Join St. Peter's Medical Group

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Allergists Join St. Peter's Medical Group

Date: 10/08/12

St. Peter’s Medical Group is proud to announce the addition of Richard Buswell, M.D., and Summer Monforte, M.D., specializing in the field of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.   It was Dr. Buswell’s desire to sell his long-time Helena practice to St. Peter’s, and the transition was made October 1. For now, Dr. Buswell and Dr. Monforte’s offices are at the corner of Saddle Drive and Winne Avenue, with the expectation of moving to the St. Peter’s Medical Group Broadway building early in 2013.  

Dr. Richard Buswell is a Board-Certified Allergist/Immunologist with the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics. He earned his Medical Degree from Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, and completed his Pediatric Residency at the University of Colorado Medical Center. Dr. Buswell also completed an Allergy Fellowship at National Jewish Hospital and Research Center in Denver, Colo., and was instrumental in recruiting Dr. Monforte to serve the Helena community.

Dr. Monforte earned her Medical Degree at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology, with a concentration in Neurobiology and Behavior, from Cornell University.  Dr. Monforte completed a Pediatric Residency at Children’s Hospital Colorado/University of Colorado Health and Sciences Center.  She is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and completed an Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at the National Jewish Health/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.

Appointments with Dr. Buswell and Dr. Monforte can be made by calling 457-4180.  For more information, visit


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