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Robert Buchanan, MD, Neurosurgery, Austin, TX, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin

RobertBuchananMD

Neurosurgery Austin, TX

Epilepsy Surgery, Pain, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery

Chief of Neurosurgery Chief of Functional Neurosurgery Seton Brain and Spine Institute Associate Professor Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Psychiatry University of Texas Dell Medical School

Overview of Dr. Buchanan

Dr. Robert Buchanan is a neurosurgeon in Austin, TX and is affiliated with Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and has been in practice 24 years. He is experienced in stereotactic and functional surgery and epilepsy surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1998 - 2004
  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoFellowship, Psychopharmacology, Mood Disorders, Research, 1997 - 1998
  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoResidency, Psychiatry, 1996 - 1998
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health System
    Jackson Memorial Hospital - Jackson Health SystemInternship, Transitional Year, 1993 - 1994
  • St Louis University School of Medicine
    St Louis University School of MedicineClass of 1993
  • Yale University School of Medicine
    Yale University School of MedicineFellowship, Epilepsy Surgery

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1996 - 2005
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Press Mentions

  • University of Texas’ Dell Medical School Studying Deep Brain Stimulation in People with Alzheimer’s
    University of Texas’ Dell Medical School Studying Deep Brain Stimulation in People with Alzheimer’sNovember 9th, 2020
  • New Surgical Study Offered for Alzheimer's Disease
    New Surgical Study Offered for Alzheimer's DiseaseNovember 3rd, 2020
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Offers Hope for Epilepsy Patients
    Deep Brain Stimulation Offers Hope for Epilepsy PatientsApril 12th, 2019

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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