Dr. Mark Buchanan, MD

Dr. Mark Buchanan, MD

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Urology  |  
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48 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Mark Buchanan, MD is an urology specialist in North Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in urology.

Lowcountry Urology Clinics

2687 Lake Park Dr

North Charleston, SC 29406
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buchanan "Our mission is to provide top quality, personalized urologic health care with skill, compassion, and a continual commitment to excellence."
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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Exstrophy Repair
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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.

Education

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Med University Sc College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buchanan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buchanan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buchanan to family and friends
3.8
based on 12 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Buchanan's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Charleston, SC
Where to start.. I actually read a 1 star review of this doctor before I went and saw him thinking the reviewer was probably just dramatic and angry at life, but then I experienced the same exact thing and worse. I was 22 years old at the time and had chronic testicular pain, Dr. Mark thought I...more
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in North Charleston South Carolina
Poor office management.... waited 45 minutes... staff accidently marked me off their sign in sheet "Really"?
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in Mount Pleasant, SC
Dr. Buchanan is a great urologist and a great surgeon. He is friendly and is always willing to spend quality time with his patients to explain the details of their symptoms and their care needs. He is an excellent surgeon, and he or his staff will answer patient questions or call patients back in a...more
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in Charleston
Coming to Dr. Buchanan is like visiting a friend. He is so kind, and caring. He and his assistant, Jennifer are always smiling, and asking about how I am other than medical reasons. They remember you, and are prompt at getting you in, and out. He sent me a very compassionate letter when my son had...more
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in Charleston, SC
Dr. Buchanan was polite and seemed competent. Unfortunately, the clinic staff were terrible. I was in the ER earlier in the week, spending several thousand $'s in tests, etc. with a referral to the urologist. Dr. thought I had a pinched nerve, hopefully feel better in a week. I realized Friday...more
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