Hospital Affiliation: Kettering Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center
Maria Buchanan, PA-C is a certified general surgery physician assistant serving Kettering and the surrounding communities. Maria can treat a wide range of general surgical ailments and has a reputation for providing quality patient care. Maria received her master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Maria’s hobbies include baking, traveling, and kickboxing. She is fluent in both English and Greek.
SCOPE OF SERVICE
Appendix, breast, gallbladder, hemorrhoid, hernia, and skin tumor procedures.
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.