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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 52

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Dr. Buchanan's Experience

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Dr. Buchanan's Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Dr. Buchanan Performs

  • Fracture Care
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures

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Northeast Georgia Medical Center
743 Spring St NE
Gainesville, GA 30501
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite
1001 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta
Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta - Hamilton Mill
2069 Teron Trce
Dacula, GA 30019
Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta
Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta - Duluth
2270 Duluth Hwy Ste 100
Duluth, GA 30097
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    Dr. Buchanan's Experience

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    • Sports Medicine
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    • Fracture Care
    • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
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    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Musculoskeletal Diseases
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sports Injuries
    • Tendonitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Buchanan

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Nova Se Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    Notre Dame/St. Joseph's Medical Center
    Complete in 2000

    Undergraduate Schools

    Florida International University
    Graduated in 1990
    Mercer University
    Graduated in 1985
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Buchanan & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Buchanan's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Northeast Georgia Medical Center

    • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    Dr. Buchanan's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Buchanan

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta
    Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta - Hamilton Mill
    2069 Teron Trce
    Dacula, GA 30019
    (678) 741-3950 (Office)
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    Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta
    Children's Orthopaedics of Atlanta - Duluth
    2270 Duluth Hwy Ste 100
    Duluth, GA 30097
    (678) 741-3950 (Office)
    (404) 256-7924 (Fax)
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