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Family Practitioner, Primary Care Doctor
18 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Buchanan is Excellent. Dr. Buchanan has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Buchanan, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Complications

Education & Awards

Dr. Buchanan graduated from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. He has 8 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Diabetes Care Recognition (2015 - 2017)
Level I
Cardiac Care Recognition (2015 - 2017)
Level II
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2013 - 2016)
Level III
NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (2013 - 2018)
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (2015 - 2018)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2013 - 2016)


Dr. Buchanan has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Parkwest Med Ctr 
  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Kevin Buchanan MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 18 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. James K. Buchanan practice?
Dr. James Buchanan has 1 office location.
Dr. James Buchanan practices Family Medicine near Knoxville, TN.
See Knoxville Family Physicians.