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Dr. Russell Buchanan, MD
Neurological Surgeon, Neurologist, Emergency Physician
18 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Russell Buchanan, Neurological Surgeon, Neurologist, Emergency Physician is Excellent. Dr. Buchanan has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Russell Buchanan, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Infection
  • Neurosurgery
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Buchanan graduated from University of California at Davis. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Buchanan has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Allen Hospital 
  • Covenant Med Ctr, Waterloo, Ia 

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Additional Information
Dr. Russell I Buchanan MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Russell I. Buchanan practice?
Dr. Russell Buchanan has 3 office locations.
Dr. Russell Buchanan practices Neurological Surgery near Waterloo, IA.
See Waterloo Neurological Surgeons.