Dr. Scott Buchanan, MD

Dr. Scott Buchanan, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Scott Buchanan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

818 Congress St

Portland, ME 04102

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Buchanan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan treats Aneurysm more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Buchanan performs Lung Surgery more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Buchanan's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Replacement
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Lung Surgery
Mitral Valve Repair
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Procedure
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Excellence in patient care

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

2001
University Va
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University Va
Residency Hospital
1991
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2001
1998
1991

Awards

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5.0

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Four years ago I was found to be at best, two weeks from death due to a totally destructed bicuspid aortic valve. I was sent home from Eastern Maine Medical as the surgeon there refused to operate on me. When I refused to leave the third ambulance ride in, due heart problems, Scott Buchanan...Read More
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Aetna HMO
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Anthem
Pathway X Enhanced/Ind Guided Access ME
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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