Dr. Robert Buchanan
Rating: NA

Dr. Robert Buchanan

Location: 209 Hospital Drive Suite 202 Highlands, NC 28751

Dr. Robert Buchanan Before & After Photos


Dr. Robert T. Buchanan is an experienced, board-certified Carolina plastic surgeon, practicing out the Center for Plastic Surgery in Highlands, North Carolina. He earned his Medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in 1969. Currently, Dr. Buchanan is an active member of several professional Medical Association and organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The South-eastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The American College of Surgeons, The American Medical Association, The South Medical Association, the Arkansas Medical Society and the Sebastian County Medical Society.

Dr. Buchanan and staff have developed an individual care plan to meet each person’s goals and body types, drawing patients from Greenville, Asheville, and as far away as Charlotte and Knoxville, TN. “We are dedicated to continuing the totally relaxed and rejuvenating atmosphere of the environment in our office," Dr. Buchanan says.

To schedule your private consultation with Dr. Buchanan at his offices in Highlands, North Carolina, contact us today!


Undergraduate: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1962
Medical: Medical College of Georgia, 1969


General Surgery: University of North Carolina, 1972-1978
Plastic Surgery: Washington University
Plastic Surgery: Barne's Hospital

Professional Memberships:

President, American Association for Hand Surgery
President, Oklahoma Society of Plastic Surgeons
Board of Governors American College of Surgeons
Board of Directors, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
Alternate Delegate Oklahoma State Medical Association
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
American Medical Association
North Carolina Medical Society
North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons
Susan G. Komen Foundation
Chairman of the Board, American Cancer Society; Oklahoma City
Edmond Educational Endowment
Board of Directors, Fine Arts Institute

Licenses and Certifications:

American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1980
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand

Academic Positions:

Clinical Professor at the University of Oklahoma

Previous Positions:

Chief of Staff, Highlands- Cashiers Hospital, Highlands, NC
Chief of Surgery, Highlands-Cashiers Hospital, Highlands, NC
Harris Regional Hospital, Sylva, NC