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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Buchanan is Good. Dr. Buchanan has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

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

Education & Awards

Dr. Buchanan graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Buchanan has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Beaumont Hospital,Troy 
  • Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel E Buchanan MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 17 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Joel E. Buchanan practice?
Dr. Joel Buchanan has 2 office locations.
Dr. Joel Buchanan practices Family Medicine near Rochester, MI.
Additional practice locations include: Sterling Heights, MI.
See Rochester Family Physicians.