Renee G. Buchanan, PA-C joined the staff of Favia Primary Care in January 2021. She has over 20 years’ experience as a Certified Physician Assistant since receiving her P.A. degree from Western Michigan University where she graduated Cum Laude.
Renee completed her undergraduate training at the University of Kentucky, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical and Material Science Engineering. She worked for ALCOA and Union Carbide until 1994, before embarking on her career change to become a Physician Assistant.
Prior to joining Favia Primary Care, Renee worked with Advocate Medical Group as a PA-C with a focus in geriatric medicine in 2019. From 2003-2019 she worked at an Internal Medicine Practice which introduced her to a wide range of medical conditions and served as the foundation of her medical experience. She also worked for three years at Advanced Pain Centers in Hoffman Estates, where she focused on the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients with acute and chronic pain related to a wide spectrum of medical illness.
Her current responsibilities as a PA-C include the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of acute medical illnesses, as well as the routine follow-up of chronic medical problems such as asthma, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes. She also has a strong interest in educating patients in preventive health care and health maintenance.
Renee has a special interest in post-mastectomy lymphedema, having previously served as the Lymphedema Coordinator/ Director at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Compass Healthcare, respectively.
Her personal interests include sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling and nature hikes.
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