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George Buchanan, MD

Healthcare Provider
Professor of Pediatrics
The University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, Texas, United States

Dr. George R. Buchanan is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) in Dallas, Texas. He received his medical degree from the University of Chicago in 1970, followed by pediatric residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago and hematology-oncology fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Buchanan has been at UT Southwestern since 1977 and is actively involved in the diagnosis and management of children and adolescents with blood diseases. He had been a national leader in investigator-initiated and multicenter collaborative research in many areas of hematology, including sickle cell disease, other anemias, bleeding disorders, and childhood cancer. He has had keen interest in training and mentoring young physician researchers and developing new treatment approaches for children affected with blood disorders and cancer.

 

Representative Publications:

Management of sickle cell disease: summary of the 2014 evidence-based report by expert panel members

Pulmonary, gonadal, and central nervous system status after bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell disease

Acute silent cerebral ischemia and infarction during acute anemia in children with and without sickle cell disease

Prevalence of intracardiac shunting in children with sickle cell disease and stroke

Pilot study of continuous co-infusion of morphine and naloxone in children with sickle cell pain crisis

Tapered oral dexamethasone for the acute chest syndrome of sickle cell disease

Vaso-occlusive episodes in older children with sickle cell disease: emergency department management and pain assessment

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