Professional Summary


  • Texas Tech University - El Paso, in Doctor of Medicine, 2014


  • Fort Belvoir Community Hospital - Fort Belvoir, in Family Medicine, 2017


  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine from National Capital Consortium

Board Certifications

  • AM BD FAMILY MEDICINE awarded in 06/30/2017
  • AM BD FAMILY MEDICINE + SPORTS MEDICINE awarded in 07/31/2020


  • Sports Medicine

Language Spoken

  • English


Dr. Ben Buchanan specializes in sports and exercise medicine and the non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal or orthopedic conditions. He also serves as a team physician for Utah Tech University and Hurricane High School. He helps patients manage a wide variety of conditions that affect athletes and non-athletes of all ages, from fractures, muscle/tendon tears, and concussion to overuse and degenerative conditions such as tendinopathy and arthritis. His goal is to get his patients back to their active lifestyles as quickly and safely as possible.

Verified Patient Ratings

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Patient Satisfaction

(4.8) 243 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

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May 8, 2023
I'm so pleased with my care I've already recommended him to my friend
Apr 30, 2023
Apr 30, 2023
Apr 28, 2023
Dr Buchanun was knowledgeable, friendly, attentive and personable. His treatment worked amazingly well and my shoulder feels a lot better.
Apr 27, 2023
Knees never felt better
Apr 27, 2023
I have already referred another person to him. He listens well and gives you the rational for what he wants to do to help improve your health. Greatly appreciate it
Apr 25, 2023
Great place, staff and Dr.
Apr 25, 2023
The Dr was wonderful and thorough.
Apr 23, 2023
I have seen him 3 times within a month. He gave me options, but I decided on surgery.
Apr 11, 2023
He is always very pleasant and right on time, but I feel like he is always in a rush to get out of the room.
Apr 6, 2023
Dr Buchanan is an absolute wizard with a needle, my injection was nearly painless and he even checked up on me a few days later. A gentleman and a scholar!
Apr 5, 2023
Apr 5, 2023
Apr 5, 2023
No problem
Apr 5, 2023
Dr Buchanan is the best. I feel like he listened to my concerns and helped come up with treatment that we both agreed on. Would definitely recommend:)
Apr 5, 2023
Dr Buchanan and his assistant were excellent
Apr 5, 2023
Good Doctor. I received very good care
Mar 28, 2023
Very competent and professional. Always the best results. Very grateful for the solutions provided.
Mar 28, 2023
Dr Buchanon really listened and offered several solutions.
Mar 17, 2023
They made sure I knew I needed surgery. I reassured him that is what everyone had been telling me. The doctor and PA were great.
Mar 15, 2023
I am most grateful for Dr Buchanan's consideration of my condition and excellent and immediate treatment plan, with follow up with him offered in future as needed.
Mar 15, 2023
Coordination of the team of medical professionals was excellent and so impressive to me. I was seen for thorough intake, with immediate X-rays taken and then immediate consultation with Dr Buchanan having read and assessed my X-rays. Exemplary health care!
Mar 11, 2023
I was very impressed w/Dr Buchanan & plan to follow up with him
Mar 11, 2023
Every step of my appointment was professional & helpful
Mar 9, 2023
Excellent care
Mar 1, 2023
Thank you! Everyone was great, from the front desk staff to Dr. Buchanon.
Mar 1, 2023
Dr. Buchanon was fantastic. I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of relief I felt in my shoulder immediately after my injection, and I really appreciated his thorough yet reasonable approach to treatment of my mixed-signals joint issue.
Feb 28, 2023
I felt it was a good experience.
Feb 28, 2023
I was so impressed with Dr Buchanan I called him an Angel. So glad you hired him. I'm so happy someone understands exactly what pain I'm in!
Feb 28, 2023
Good experience.

Practice Locations (2)

Intermountain Southwest Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

652 S Medical Center Dr Ste 120 St. George, UT
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