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About Dr. James K Buchanan

Dr. James K Buchanan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Knoxville, TN. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Buchanan is affiliated with Roane Medical Center, LaFollette Medical Center and Physicians Regional Medical Center. Dr. Buchanan has received 9 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James K Buchanan is Great. Dr. James K Buchanan has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James K Buchanan is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Farragut Family Practice

11130 Kingston Pike Ste 7
Knoxville, TN 37934
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Specialties

Dr. James K Buchanan has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James K Buchanan has the following 8 expertise

  • Diabetes
  • Contraception
  • Check-up
  • Influenza
  • Weight Loss
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Family Planning
  • Immunization

Dr. James K Buchanan has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. James K Buchanan is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Two Stars

Does not spend much time with patient, usually about 5 mins. Doesn't even check heart/lungs. Unless you ask questions, he just looks at chart, then says come back in six months. I felt rushed. Would not recommend.

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A very satisfied patient

Dr. Buchanan is a Dr. that I would refer to others who need a GREAT family Dr. He is kind and always has an answer to your questions and will refer you if needed to another Dr. He and his staff are the best words cannot do justice to thier knowledge and courtesy as it should be. The most caring group of professionals that can be found. Thier ratings are off the scale.

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  • Awards

    9 Awards

  • NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program

    NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program

    The NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program was launched in 2003. This voluntary program is designed to recognize clinicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD) or who have had a stroke.

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program

    NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program

    NCQA developed the Diabetes Recognition Program (DRP) to provide clinicians with tools to support the delivery and recognition of consistent high quality care. This voluntary program is designed to recognize clinicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to their patients with diabetes.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Cardiac Care Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Cardiac Care Recognition Program

    Cardiovascular disease refers to a number of very serious and costly conditions, including Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD). To encourage more effective treatment and management, BTE worked with cardiac care experts

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Bridges to Excellence: Diabetes Care Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Diabetes Care Recognition Program

    Millions of Americans have some form of diabetes, and millions more cases are undiagnosed. To encourage more effective treatment and management, Bridges To Excellence® worked with diabetes experts to develop

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Buchanan is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    24 Years Experience

  • East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Greenville Hospital System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James K Buchanan accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee
    • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Knoxville PPOx
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Farragut Family Practice, 11130 Kingston Pike Ste 7, Knoxville, TN
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