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Robert Buchanan, MD

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Robert Buchanan, MD

Robert Buchanan, MD, is an ASPS Member plastic surgeon who is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery® and trained specifically in plastic surgery. ASPS members operate only in accredited medical facilities, adhere to a strict code of ethics and fulfill continuing medical education requirements in plastic surgery, including training in patient safety techniques. As your medical partner, Dr. Buchanan is dedicated to working with you to achieve your goals.

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Meet Dr. Robert Buchanan

We bring an established tradition of quality, excellence and patient satisfaction to the beautiful countryside and serene surroundings of the Highlands-Cashiers, Smokey Mountain area of western North Carolina. We are dedicated to providing total patient care and the highest quality expertise in the field of Plastic Surgery with compassion and understanding. This makes us unique, providing quality Plastic Surgery, aesthetic procedures and skin care in a warm, totally relaxed and rejuvenating environment. We also serve northern Georgia and upstate South Carolina. Whether you live locally, In Clayton,GA, Franklin, Murphy, Cherokee, Sylva, Waynesville, Brevard, Toxaway, NC, Walhalla, Senica, Clemson, Anderson,SC, or anywhere between or beyond, we are here to help.

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Dr. Buchanan believes in the concept of personalized care. From discussions in the consultation and a thorough examination, a care plan is developed. This plan considers your specific goals, and matches them with what your body type and anatomy will allow and what the latest techniques can accomplish.

The first meeting:
  Determines what problem(s) need to be addressed.
  Includes a complete medical history and examination.
  Determines what solutions are available to accomplish your goals.
  Choices of solutions are given if they exist.
  The expected results as well as the risks and complications are outlined thoroughly.
  Adequate time is allowed to answer any questions.
  Brochures and printed materials are available on a wide range of procedures.

If surgery is the chosen option.
  Printed materials are given outlining pre-operative and post-operative instructions and what can be expected from the procedure
  A second consultation is usually advised for more involved procedures.
    To make sure Dr. Buchanan understands exactly what is desired.
    To make sure he can provide the procedure safely.
    Assures that you understand the procedure, alternatives, risks, and probable outcome.
    Provides an opportunity to have any further questions answered.
    Assures you feels comfortable with the decision for surgery.

If a non-surgical option is chosen:
  The expected results as well as the risks and complications are outlined thoroughly.
  If feasible, the appropriate intervention is started.

Procedures Performed

Arm Lift

Botulinum Toxin

Breast Augmentation

Breast Implant Removal

Breast Lift

Breast Reduction

Brow Lift

Chemical Peels, IPL, Fractional CO2 Laser Treatments

Chin Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Dermal Fillers

Ear Reconstruction Surgery

Ear Surgery

Endoscopic Technique

Eyelid Surgery


Facial Implants

General Reconstruction

Hand Surgery

Head and Neck Skin Cancer Reconstruction

Laser Skin Resurfacing

Lip Augmentation / Enhancement


Male Breast Reduction


Post Burn Reconstruction

Retin-A Treatments

Scar Revision

Skin Cancer

Tummy Tuck

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Payment Options

  • Cash or Personal Checks
  • Medicare

Our Location

Highlands Office

209 Hospital Drive Suite 202
Highlands, NC

Office Hours

Toll Free 877-526-3784

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday through Friday Other times, including Saturday are available by prior arrangements.

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