Dr. Scott Buchanan, MD

Dr. Scott Buchanan, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Scott Buchanan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 17 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

(207) 773-8161

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
high
more than 87% of peers
Aneurysm
high
more than 83% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
high
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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Procedures

  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Va
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buchanan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buchanan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buchanan to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Buchanan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Bangor, ME |
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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Buchanan accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Buchanan has admitting privileges

Maine Medical Center
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME 04102
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