Buchanan, Carrie

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Buchanan, Carrie

Carrie Buchanan is board certified in pediatrics and developmental-behavioral pediatrics. After graduating from fellowship at Greenville Health System, she joined the Greenwood Genetic Center's Greenville office. Her research interests include autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, fragile X syndrome, Rett syndrome and Phelan-McDermid Syndrome.

Dr. Buchanan's work include a range of multidisciplinary approaches to the study of neurodevelopmental disabilities, specifically intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder, and commonly associated genetic disorders, such as Rett syndrome and fragile X syndrome. Dr. Buchanan will be involved in the development of outcome measures, identification of biomarkers and the design and implementation of clinical trials. She is also involved in the development of a Fragile X Syndrome Clinic and a Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Clinic where her focus is primarily behavioral management.

Contact Information

Office (864) 250-7944
Fax (864) 250-9582
cbuchanan@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S., Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, 2006
  • M.D., Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2010
  • Pediatric Residency, Greenville Health System, 2010-2013
  • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship, Greenville Health System, 2013-2016

Publication

  • Brooks J, Kellet J, Seaanner J, Jenkins C, Buchanan C, Kinsman A, Kelly D. Using a driver simulator to train the motor aspects of pre-driving skills of young adults with and without autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2016 Jul; 46 (7):2408-26. 
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27055416
Meet Ella

Meet Ella

We will remember February 26th for the rest of our lives. On that day, we received the call from the Greenwood Genetic Center that they had discovered our daughter, Ella Marie, has Kleefstra syndrome. Very early on, my wife, Kelly, observed Ella being delayed in some of her milestones. Kelly monitored Ella’s progression and sought out testing in an effort to get Ella some assistance. Along the way, we were sent to GGC and met with Dr. Roger Stevenson ...

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