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Christine Buchanan, MD

  • Christine M Buchanan
  • “I really listen to my patients, and make sure to give them the time that they need.”

Each family is different; I make sure to listen to their unique needs and develop a plan that will work for them. My approach to care is a collaborative one; I engage each parent as if they were a friend or a relative and we make decisions together as a team.

I really listen to my patients, and make sure to give them the time that they need so that they never feel rushed. I like to sit on a stool and talk to families face-to-face. I make sure to hear what families need and figure out how I can best help them.

I help parents maximize the fun of parenting while also helping them through the tough parts of sleepless nights and fussy babies. I’m very thorough in the care I provide, including following up with families and checking in to see how they are doing. Ultimately my goal is to empower parents to make their own decisions that are best for their family.

Specialties

Pediatrics

Work and Education

Professional Education

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI, 06/14/1984

Internship

Kern Medical Center Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency, Bakersfield, CA, 06/1/1985

Residency

Children's Hospital SF Currently CPMC, San Francisco, CA, 6/30/1992

Board Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Services

Pediatrics