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Dr. Brian Buchanan, DPM

Podiatry ·  Male

Dr. Buchanan
4069 Lake Dr SE Ste 315 Grand Rapids, MI 49546

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Dr. Brian Buchanan, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. He specializes in podiatry.


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(616) 459-4601

Dr. Buchanan accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Buchanan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan performs Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Midfoot Fracture/Dislocation Surgery

Dr. Buchanan's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

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Dr. Brian Buchanan, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Grand Rapids, MI. He specializes in podiatry.

Specialties

  • Podiatry

Dr. Buchanan's Reviews

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Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I love how much dr Buchanan knows about CMT. There are not very many drs in this location that know anything of the condition. I am mostly pain free from my previous issues with my condition because of the procedures he has done on me. I can walk again more normal then I have ever been able to in my whole life and I am not a young person. I have had many other surgeries from others doctors that have never worked as well. He is knowledgeable and takes his time to explains in easy terms what can be done. I have never felt rushed or pushed. I would highly recommend him for anyone with issues with CMT.
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My experience with Dr Buchanan hasn’t been good. The fusion he did, although not his fault, only fused 20%. I found this out two years after the doctor did my surgery because although I went back to him several times for the issue he told me that everything was OK. A podiatrist ordered a CT scan and they found that not only do I need a revision of the fusion I need a total Ankle replacement. Before my operation with Dr. Buchanan all I needed was a fusion I woke up with a fusion, and neuroma, and tarsal tunnel. This is changed my life and not for the better.
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Dr. Buchanan performed surgery on my very large heel spur and cleaned out the junk in my ankle a few years ago. I was so impressed with the results that I saw him again for mid-foot pain. Rather than jump right into surgery, he made some great recommendations for footware that have helped make things tolerable for now. He is very personable and a great listener.
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I had foot surgery a couple years ago and now have no feeling in most of my foot. Make sure to ask about this. I didn't know.
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Saw Brian Feb. 21 2019. Very professional and caring! He explained things to me so I could understand! Look forward to second visit!!
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Dr. Brian Buchanan performed total ankle replacement surgery on my right ankle. He takes time to answer all of my questions and is a kind and very caring doctor. I am pleased with my surgery and I highly recommend him.
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Dr. performed surgery on my foot, where I had basically broken every bone. He placed 3 plates with numerous screws to hold my bones together. He saved my foot! I am so grateful for the excellent care and time he took with me.
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Had complication with my ankle surgery, multiple follow up appointments where Dr. Buchanan said, I've never seen this before. Then would send me on my way
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