Physician Profile

Mark C. Buchanan, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Dr. Buchanan’s career has included direct clinical care, medical education, and administrative innovation. As a primary-care internist, he has practiced in a conventional private group practice, a staff-model HMO, a rural hospital, and in both a primary care clinic and an occupational medicine/employee health office at an academic medical center. He has precepted medical students and medical residents in multiple settings, and for the last decade has taught first and second year medical students in Principle of Clinical Medicine. Dr. Buchanan’s administrative positions have included Vice President for Medical Affairs at a physician practice management company, Regional Medical Director for a nation-wide provider of utilization review and case management services, and Medical Director for a correctional system with 20,000 inmates.

Office Locations:

Internal Medicine
UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 2nd Floor East
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Storrs Center Medical Services
One Royce Circle, Suite 104
Storrs Center
Storrs, CT 06268

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Certified Medical Examiner
Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolHarvard CollegeBiochemical Sciences
Medical SchoolTufts University School of MedicineMedicine
InternshipNewton-Wellesley HospitalInternal Medicine
ResidencyNewton-Wellesley HospitalInternal Medicine
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Clinical practice (internal medicine), worksite-based health enhancement, and primary prevention through lifestyle modification.