Dr. William Buchanan, MD

Dr. William Buchanan, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. William Buchanan, MD is a nephrology specialist in Fayetteville, NC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in nephrology.

557 Sandhurst Dr

Fayetteville, NC 28304

Contact Information

(888) 397-5632

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Buchanan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 87% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
more than 85% of peers
End-Stage Renal Disease
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North 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.


  • Haverford College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Letterman Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Letterman Amc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Virginia
    Other Education | Completed 1977
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    Other Education | Completed 1976

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
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Buchanan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Excellent care, usually quick to get in and nice staff!!
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