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Robert Buchanan, MD, FACS

General Surgery
Wound Care
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Carthage - Surgery

702 N. Davis
Carthage, TX 75633

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

UT Health Carthage

409 W. Cottage Road
Carthage, TX 75633

Robert Buchanan, MD, FACS, is a board-certified surgeon who performs procedures at UT Health Henderson. He is a native East Texan whose desire is to help people return to good health. "I strive to take the best care of my patients and put their needs first."

His family influenced his pursuit of a career in healthcare. "I have several family members who work in healthcare. My great grandpa was a doctor, my uncle was a pharmacist and my other uncle was an obstetrician and gynecologist, so becoming a doctor was always something I wanted to do."

His personal interests include fishing, reading books, church activities and activities on the computer.

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Surgery, Board Certification


General Surgery Residency and Internship: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Doctor of Medicine: UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas

Bachelor of Science: Texas A&M University, College Station

Associate of Science: Paris Junior College, Paris

American College of Surgeons, Fellow

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Certification

Advanced Trauma Life Support, Certification