Brian Buchanan, BSN, MSN


UW Medical Center - Montlake

About me

Chief CRNA, UW Medical Center-Montlake

Practice Goal

To provide the safest and most effective anesthesia to meet the needs of the patient and surgeon. He  strives for proficiency and serve as a patient advocate under all circumstances. His ultimate objective is to see that each patient is treated like a family member.


Brian Buchanan joined the University of Washington as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist in 2005. He attained his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Kansas. He attended Rush University for his anesthesia training where he earned his Master of Science in Nursing. He has been Chief CRNA at the University of Washington since January 2014.

Graduate School
Rush University Medical Center

Board Certification
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

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