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Pediatric Specialist, Oncology Specialist (cancer)
41 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. George Buchanan is Excellent. Dr. Buchanan has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • 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.

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 - 2015)


Dr. Buchanan has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 
  • Children's Medical Center of Dallas 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. George R Buchanan MD is a male Pediatric Oncologist, has 41 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.
Where does Dr. George R. Buchanan practice?
Dr. George Buchanan has 5 office locations.
Dr. George Buchanan practices Pediatric Hematology-Oncology near Dallas, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Plano, TX and Mesquite, TX.
See Dallas Pediatric Specialists.