Dr. Catherine Buchanan, MD

Geriatric Medicine •  Female • Age 47

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Dr. Buchanan

Bay Area Geriatrics

5700 Telegraph Ave Ste 100 Oakland, CA 94609

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(510) 662-1433

Dr. Catherine Buchanan, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Wake Forest Univ in 1999 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Buchanan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Enteritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Enteritis more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Dysthymia (Chronic Depression) more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 78% of her peers

Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders) more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Buchanan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Catherine Buchanan, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Wake Forest Univ in 1999 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1999
Wake Forest Univ
Medical School

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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)