Dr. Edward Buchanan named chief of plastic surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce Dr. Edward Buchanan as chief of plastic surgery effective May 9.

Buchanan, who specializes in pediatric plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery, joined Texas Children’s and Baylor College of Medicine in 2011. Throughout his tenure, he has served in numerous leadership roles and has been integral in many complex cases, including the successful separation of two sets of conjoined twins.

“I am honored to be named to this esteemed leadership position,” said Buchanan. “Our team is committed to helping our patients function at the highest level so they feel and look their best. I am excited to continue to expand our world-class multidisciplinary programs as well as our surgical research and innovation.”

Buchanan earned his medical degree from The Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. He also completed a fellowship in craniofacial/pediatric plastic surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital/Harborview Medical Center. His areas of interest include pediatric craniofacial surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery, facial trauma, maxillary and mandibular distraction, and pediatric oncologic reconstruction.

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