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David R. Buchanan, MD, MS

  • Internal Medicine

BIOGRAPHY




Dr. Buchanan is the Chief Medical Officer of the Erie Family Health Center and a practicing General Internist. His current work as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University focuses on the health and economic impact of housing homeless individuals, and on quality improvement in the primary care setting.

Before joining Erie, Dr. Buchanan was the Section Head for Social Medicine at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County (formerly Cook County Hospital) for five years. He also previously served as the Medical Director for two homeless shelters from 2001 to 2008 and as an Advocacy Fellow with the Institute on Medicine.

Dr. Buchanan completed a residency program in Primary Care Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco in 1999, after completing an undergraduate degree in Economics at MIT and a medical degree at the University of Chicago. He also completed a Master of Science in Clinical Research at Rush University in 2007. His past work includes the development and evaluation of curriculum regarding the clinical care of people experiencing homelessness.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 1996
  • Residency
    Univ. of California-San Francisco Medical Center - 1999

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Internal Medicine

PRIMARY LOCATION


Erie Foster Avenue Health Center

5125 N. California

7th Fl.

Chicago, IL 60625

773-293-6846
Wednesday
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

SECONDARY LOCATION


Erie Healthreach Waukegan Health Center

2323 Grand Ave.

Waukegan, IL 60085

224-656-6343
Wednesday
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Arthritis Disorders
  • Cardiac Care
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Diabetes
  • Health Education
  • Hypertension
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Sports Medicine

LANGUAGES


  • Spanish

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • Hlth Mrktng Inc (Super PPO)
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Unicare HMO
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • Workmans Compensation