Dr. Colin Buchanan, MD

Dr. Colin Buchanan, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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37 y/o
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Dr. Colin Buchanan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Englewood, CO and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

Colorado Brain & Spine Institute, LLC

499 E Hampden Ave Ste 220

Englewood, CO 80113
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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
Broken Neck
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Broken Neck more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Spondylosis more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan's conditions and procedures:

Adult Scoliosis
Aneurysm
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Astrocytoma
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chordoma
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Surgery
Compression Fracture
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Glioma
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus, Adult
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphoplasty
Kyphosis
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Cancer
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Fracture
Vertebroplasty

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am committed to achieving the best functional results for my patients. I have a conservative and comprehensive approach to spine care. In many cases, this means maximizing non-operative treatments such as physical therapy, chiropractic treatment...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Education

2014
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2013
UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2008
UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2007
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Medical School
2003
Denison University
Undergraduate School
2014
2013
2008
2007
2003

Dr. Buchanan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buchanan

4.4

Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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Wow! Dr. Buchanan, You saved my life... Quality of Life! I can walk again without pain in my legs. Waking up after my complicated 4.5 hour surgery, I could walk, feel my legs and all the debilitating pain I endured for years instantly GONE! Even with the complication of my spine nerve roots...Read More
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I’m pleased with the care I received from Dr. Buchanan and his staff. I couldn’t have asked for a better outcome.
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My spine needed extensive surgery that was very complex. Two surgeries in three days, totaling 18 hours. I was lucky to have had Kaiser outsource me to Dr Buchanan. He and his team did everything possible to ensure my best outcome. I am thirty days out from surgery and in much less pain than...Read More
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Best Neurosurgeon there is in my opinion. Dr. Buchanan gave me every option available; took time to explain everything; and was always available. His staff is great and had no problem getting in to see him or getting help when needed. Highly recommend Dr. Buchanan.
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Excellent bed side manner. Great medical team who legitimately cares about their patients and ensures they get the best treatment. While a surgeon, Dr. Buchanan and his team first explored all non-surgical options to ensure I received the best possible outcome.
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Colorado Brain & Spine Institute, LLC

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Kaiser Permanente
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