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Dr. Martha Buchanan

Martha Buchanan, MD

Adjunct Professor


Martha Buchanan, MD is the director of the Knox County Health Department (KCHD). She  joined KCHD in 2004 as the assistant public health officer, was promoted to public health officer in 2006, and took on the role of director in 2010. She graduated from Carson Newman College and East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine. She is board certified in family practice and is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the Tennessee Academy of Family Practice. 


If you are attempting to contact Dr. Buchanan, please be aware that she does not hold office space with us.  In order to contact Dr. Buchanan or the Knox County Health Department, you should email
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Department of Public Health
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Dr. Martha Buchanan

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