Claire L. Buchanan, M.D., FACS

Claire L. Buchanan, M.D., FACS

Breast Surgeon

Breast Surgery

4.9 out of 5.0
Rating 4.9
(64 Reviews)
Accepting New Patients
True Family Women's Cancer Center - 6th Floor
1221 Madison Street
Floor 6
Seattle, WA 98104
US
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About Claire L. Buchanan, M.D., FACS

Dr. Buchanan is a Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner. She encourages her patients to become full participants in their care. Dr. Buchanan believes a team approach with the patient as an equal partner in the decision making process is essential for a thorough and thoughtful approach to treatment.

Education

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center-Breast Surgery
    Fellowship
  • University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
    Medical School
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
    Residency

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Associations

  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • American Sociey of Breast Disease

Languages

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup - Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna PPO
  • Community Health Plan of Washington (WA Apple Health)
  • Coordinated care (WA Apple Health)
  • First Health/Coventry PPO
  • Health Net - TriCare
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • International Community Health Services Pace Program
  • Kaiser Foundation
  • Medicare
  • Molina
  • Molina Healthcare (WA Apple Health/Healthy Options)
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicaid
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicare Advantage
  • Regence BlueShield of Washington
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • WellCare

Clinical Interests

  • abnormal mammogram
  • aspiration breast cyst
  • benign breast lump
  • breast abscess
  • breast atrophy
  • breast biopsy
  • breast cancer
  • breast cancer follow up
  • breast cancer genetic testing
  • breast cancer genetics
  • breast conservation
  • breast cyst
  • breast diseases
  • breast fine needle aspiration
  • breast lump
  • breast surgery
  • cancer
  • cancer screening
  • cancer surgery
  • carcinoid of stomach
  • carcinoma in situ of breast
  • congenital hypoplasia of breast
  • contusion of breast
  • cryoablation
  • cystadenoma of pancreas
  • cystosarcoma phyllodes
  • cytoreduction surgery
  • ductal carcinoma in situ (dcis)
  • dysplasia of breast
  • ear melanoma
  • er positive breast cancer
  • family history of breast cancer
  • fibrocystic breast changes
  • galactocele
  • galactorrhea
  • gastrin secreting tumor of pancreas
  • gastroesophageal junction cancer
  • gynecomastia
  • hypertrophy of breast
  • hypopigmented nipple lesions
  • hypoplasia of breast
  • leiomyosarcoma
  • liposarcoma
  • lobular carcinoma in situ (lcis)
  • lumpectomy
  • lymphedema
  • male breast cancer
  • mammary duct ectasia
  • mammary dysplasia
  • mammogram
  • mastectomy
  • mastodynia
  • mastotomy
  • melanoma on face
  • microcalcifications
  • mondor's disease
  • myxofibrosarcoma
  • neuroendocrine tumors
  • nipple discharge
  • nipple diseases
  • nipple fissure
  • nipple lesions
  • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome
  • postpartum mastitis
  • quadrantectomy
  • sentinel node biopsy
  • surgical staging
  • thrombophlebitis
  • women's health

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Patient Reviews
4.9 out of 5.0(64 Reviews)

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