Iris Buchanan, M.D., M.Sc.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Hughes Spalding

Morehouse Medical Associates
75 Piedmont Road

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Morehouse School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1974-1978
Residency: Pediatrics, Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 1978-1981
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 1981-1984


  • Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics
Professional Scientific Societies
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society of Hematology

Publications / Presentations
  • Authored/co-authored 11 publications
  • Authored/co-authored 10 journal articles
  • Authored/co-authored 14 journal abstracts
  • Participated in 14 national presentations
  • Participated in 10 local presentations
  • Presented at 24 research conferences



Professional Interests
  • Sickle cell disease pain management
  • Pulmonary complications in sickle cell disease
  • Quality improvement in healthcare delivery

Privileges Egleston
Hughes Spalding
Scottish Rite

Additional Information
  • Directing an inpatient clinical research project which encompasses Children's at Hughes Spalding, Children's at Scottish Rite and Children's at Egleston
  • Member of the Children's IRB
  • Previous member of the MSM IRB
  • Actively involved in mentoring pediatric residents in research projects and principles