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Pediatric Specialist, Oncology Specialist (cancer)
40 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

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  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
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The overall average patient rating of Dr. George Buchanan is Excellent. Dr. Buchanan has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
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Courteous Staff 4.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
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Bedside Manner 4.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. George Buchanan, MD is board certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Epidemiology
  • Hemophilia
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Iron-Deficiency Anemia
  • Leukemia
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Thyroid Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Buchanan graduated from University of Chicago. He has 10 awards.

Awards  
American Academy of Pediatrics Special Recognition Award for Teaching
American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Distinguished Career Award
American Association of Medical Colleges Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism Award
American Society of Hematology Mentor Award for Clinical Research
Alpha Omega Alpha (1970)
American Society of Hematology Mentor Award for Clinical Research (2008)
Best Doctors in America
Phi Beta Kappa (1965)
American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Distinguished Career Award (2007)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Buchanan has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. George R Buchanan MD is a male Pediatric Oncologist, has 40 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
Where does Dr. George R. Buchanan practice?
Dr. George Buchanan has 4 office locations.
Dr. George Buchanan practices Pediatric Hematology-Oncology near Dallas, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Plano, TX.
See Dallas Pediatric Specialists.