Specialty: Brain & Spine
Hospital Affiliation: Kettering Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center
Maria Buchanan, PA-C is a certified general surgery physician assistant serving Kettering and the surrounding community. Maria can treat a wide range of general surgical ailments and has a reputation for providing quality patient care. Maria received her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, IN. Maria’s hobbies include baking, traveling, kickboxing. She is fluent in both English and Greek. Maria’s commitment to her patients mirrors the network’s mission of improving the lives of the people in the communities we serve.
SCOPE OF SERVICE
Appendix, breast, gallbladder, hemorrhoid, hernia, and skin tumor procedures. Please see our website for our list of services.
PHILOSOPHY OF CARE
“It is my goal to provide the best patient care I can, to every patient I interact with both in the office and in the hospital.”– Maria Buchanan, PA-C
Present, Board certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
2015, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN
2013, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL
What is a Physician Assistant?
A Physician Assistant is a licensed provider that has completed a master's or doctoral degree program and has advanced clinical training. They collaborate with physicians to diagnose and treat health conditions. Like physicians, they make referrals, provide physical exams, order and interpret tests, and prescribe medications.