Dr. Harry Buchanan IV, MD

Dr. Harry Buchanan IV, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
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Dr. Harry Buchanan IV, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

400 N 17th St Ste 200

Allentown, PA 18104

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 2 More

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 96% of peers
more than 82% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
more than 70% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Dr. Buchanan IV does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Hltheast Tch Hp Allentown Hp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Buchanan IV has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buchanan IV's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buchanan IV to family and friends
based on 48 total reviews (26 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Buchanan IV's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

in Macungie,PA |
II have had cataract surgery in both eyes. Dr. Buchanan was fantastic.. He explained everything and was very easy to talk to and ask questions. Very caring person. Have recommended him to several friends.
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breinigsville, pa |
I had cataracts removed from both eyes by Dr. Buchanan. I had Crystalens replacements and am very happy with the results. My vision is now 20/20 and clear. I highly recommend Dr. Buchanan. His office staff is great too!
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in Walnutport, Pa |
Dr Buchanan treated me as if I were family. His eye exam was far better than I had from any ophthalmologist. If I had a question he would explain in detail what was going on with my eyes. I have been to other eye Dr’s and none of them took the time or had the patience to explain what was going...more
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in Northampton, PA |
I had my cataract surgery in May and June of 2016. Very happy with the outcome. Colors are brighter and I can see clearly now.
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Macungie, PA |
On March 30, 2017 I had my second cataract removed and Crystalens replacement by Dr. Buchanan and his team. Even though my right eye was done two years ago with no problems. I was still scared. The staff at the 17th St. Surgery unit relaxed me and calmed my fears. I would send anyone there. No...more
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Dr. Buchanan IV accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UPMC

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