Dr. Robert Buchanan, MD

Dr. Robert Buchanan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Robert Buchanan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1601 Trinity St

Austin, TX 78712

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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
Spinal Cord Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan performs Spinal Cord Stimulation more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan performs Brain Surgery more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Neurostimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan performs Neurostimulation more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulators
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal

Dr. Buchanan's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Adjustment Disorder
Aneurysm
Anxiety
Autism
Bipolar Disorder
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Developmental and Learning Disorders
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Major Depressive Disorder
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neurostimulation
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Opioid Dependence
Pathological Spine Fracture
Phobia
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychiatric Diseases
Psychiatric Medication Therapy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Schizophrenia
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Tobacco Use Disorder
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I had wonderful role models growing up on the south side of Chicago. I admired the many priests who consecrated their entire lives to serving God's people and I saw the same vocational devotion in the physicians that I met. After my discernment, I de...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1993
    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Buchanan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Buchanan

4.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Very professional, caring, and even has a nice sense of humor. He answered any and all questions in a way that was easily understood. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Again, I cannot thank you enough for being there for my daughter and stepping in at an emergent time! We are so very thankful! An amazing neurosurgeon and person!
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Outstanding medical professional, attentive, answers questions without making the patient feel like an idiot and is dare good at what he does. He implanted a spinal chord simulator in my lower back and has been great with making and keeping follow up appointments. He treats me like a valued person...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage Test HMO
Blue Choice Test
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO