Buchanan Medical Arts

Westerville

Hours

Monday

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday

CLOSED

Sunday

CLOSED

Overview

Welcome to Buchanan Medical Arts!

We are a practice of family and internal medicine physicians that can provide continuing and comprehensive health care for you and your family. The cornerstone of primary care is an ongoing, personal patient-physician relationship focused on integrated care. With that in mind we integrate the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences in order to treat all ages and genders, each organ system, and every disease entity. Our primary care emphasizes preventative care and long-term relationships between patients and physicians, and it is the extent to which this relationship is valued, developed, nurtured and maintained.

Prescription Policies and Information



Prescriptions and refills will be handled at scheduled office visits and enough medicine will be prescribed to last at least until the patient’s next appointment. Since we expect to fill prescriptions at the office visit, running out may be a signal that it is time to call our office to schedule an appointment. We request patients be seen annually for routine medication refills. If your prescription insurance plan requires a prior authorization for a medication, you will be responsible for obtaining a Prior Authorization Form from your insurance company for your physician to complete. While our office staff and physicians do their best to help patients obtain their maximum prescription benefits, insurance plans, including drug coverage plans, are a contract between the patient and the patient's insurance company. 

If you need to change pharmacies or change your prescription to mail order, the law in the State of Ohio permits non-expired prescriptions to be transferred to the new pharmacy without charge or interruption. In the case of most mail order pharmacies, they disregard this provision and require prescriptions to be re-written. In the event that this is preferred by the patient BEFORE their next routine visit, the patient has a couple of choices: 1) make an appointment to see the doctor for repeat refills, 2) wait for their next regular visit to change pharmacies, or 3) pay a fee for the patient's physician to review their medical records and re-write the prescription - which will then need to be picked up at the office. Lost prescriptions for controlled medications (such as pain medications, sleeping aides, etc.) will not be replaced. 

We discourage the practice of calling in prescriptions as it does not allow the patient or the doctor to re-evaluate the appropriateness of the prescription, and follow the condition for which the medication has been prescribed. We do not accept calls from pharmacies to refill medications. When pharmacies call us, we request contact directly with the patient.

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SameDay Care Centers

Our SameDay Centers deliver excellent care that’s a cut above the typical Emergency Room and Urgent Care experience, at a significantly lower cost. By choosing one of our SameDay Centers, you can be seen after traditional hours or when your regular physician is unable to see you that same day.

After-Hours Support Center (614) 865-3125

If you are a COPC patient, the After-Hours Support Center is available to help you find the care you need. When you call our After-Hours Support Center, a Nurse Practitioner on staff will address your concerns and guide you in the right direction. Mondays - Fridays from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm and weekends from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, our nurses can help you schedule appointments with your COPC physician, refer you to a SameDay Center, and help you with prescription refills until you can reach your COPC physician’s office directly (limited to small quantities of your current medications only.)

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Buchanan Medical Arts

101 Commerce Park Drive, Westerville, OH

Phone

(614) 898-3006

Fax

(614) 898-3023


Monday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday CLOSED

Sunday CLOSED


Providers

Timothy Buchanan, M.D.

Steven Leonard, M.D.

Vasanthy Rajah, M.D.

Corinna Rush, CNP

Wendy L. Sparling, D.O.