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Dr. Matthew Buchanan, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Buchanan

Nirschl Orthopedic Center

1715 N George Mason Dr Ste 504 Arlington, VA 22205

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Dr. Matthew Buchanan, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Arlington, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Med and Public Health Columbus Oh in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.


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(703) 525-2200

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Dr. Buchanan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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
Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Limb Pain more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Buchanan's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • 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
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Pain
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteotomy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Sclerosis

About Me

Dr. Buchanan prides himself on a patient-centered, outcome-driven approach to both operative and non-operative care of the foot and ankle. 

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Orthopaedic Foot And Ankle Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
West Virginia University
Residency Hospital
1998
Ohio State University College Of Med and Public Health Columbus Oh
Medical School
1998
Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
Medical School
2004
2003
1998
1998

Awards

Dr. Buchanan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buchanan

4.8

Based on 108 reviews

5 Stars
92.5925925925926%
(100)
4 Stars
1.8518518518518519%
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3 Stars
0.9259259259259259%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
4.62962962962963%
(5)

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I would never hesitate to recommend him , he has always been concerned and listens to what you say. He has seen me through a broken fibula , tibia, foot and severely sprain ankle without surgery. I feel very Blessed to have him as my my Doctor.
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He is a good surgeon,, my your if better because of him.
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Dr. Matthew Buchanan was very nice, did a great job explaining what was causing my problem. He didn’t seem rushed and answered all of my questions. I would definitely recommend him.
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I am always satisfied with my visits . Dr. Buchanan and his staff are always professional and courteous. I never feel rushed and my questions are always answered.
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Dr. Buchanan is kind, smart and efficient! I've seen him twice, both times for my heels (different feet...). He listens and he makes you feel as though you are his only patient for the day. The staff, both at the front desk and at the exam area, are patient, happy and kind.
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MD Buchanan is the best! I have been under his care for about a year. He really listens to you and clinically he is excellent. He cares about his patients and always has a smile on his face. Excellent bedside manner.
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Always has a smiling face. Very knowledgeable and explains the procedures with ease. Great surgeon.
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Wonderful Dr., great staff, great experience, cant say enough how well i like Dr Buchanan . Great Physician , would recommend him to anyone that needs his specialty.....jeremy bishop
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Dr. Buchanan is very knowledgeable and friendly. He and his staff make you feel at ease. There weren't long wait times. I am very confident and pleased with his care.
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Very helpful and caring. Staff was wonderful. I'd highly recommend this man and his awesome team
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Timely office visits.? Clear discussion of options.
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Dr. Buchanan diagnosed my foot issue very quickly and gave me some really good Non-surgical treatments. As a retired registered nurse, I was so impressed with his knowledge and professionalism. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone.
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I had 4 surgeries on my foot before the one a few months ago. My pain was aweful. Went and saw Dr Bucannon and he explained everything. I'm 100% happy with the success of my surgery. Hes a true blessing and a great Dr. And his staff is also wonderful!!!
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Excellent surgeon, wonderful person, and great staff. Dr. Buchanan takes the time to explain your condition and what he can do for you in an easy to understand way. I will continue to see Dr. Buchanan for my orthopedic needs.
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Dr. Buchanan is THE VERY BEST! He spends time making sure that I have an understanding of my orthopedic issues, making me feel well cared for! He and his staff are so kind and compassionate!
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I was very impressed he showed genuine concern, he was very friendly and expressed happiness which was an encouraging aspect for me since I had been suffering for 7 Mo's. He is highly recommended.
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I have not met such caring and loving doctor since my moving here in Chattanooga it would be great if every doctor was just as kind and concerned such as doctor Buchanan, May God continue blessing this young men and his work.
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He was never in a hurry and took as much time as needed in the appointment. He is very thorough in all aspects of his care and is very personable and respectful.
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Dr. Buchanan is wonderful. He is personable, knowledgeable, and takes time to listen as well. I would recommend him in a heartbeat. He addressed medical issues I raised which doctors in the past had dismissed. Definitely felt important and respected.
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Dr Buchanan has great bedside manner and is very knowledgeable and thoughtful of my wellbeing. I highly recommend Dr Buchanan.
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Nirschl Orthopedic Center

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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 - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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