Dr. William Buchner grew up in Northern Michigan on a large family run dairy farm. He was involved in leadership roles in multiple student organizations and graduated valedictorian of his high-school class.
He attended Michigan Technological University and studied Biology and Chemistry with an emphasis on education. He was the president of MTU’s Film Board and tutor at the Chemistry Learning Center. While attending college, he volunteered at the community hospital and worked as a pharmacy technician.
After graduating Summa Cum Lade, he taught high school science at Lakeview High School for 2 years. He gave presentations at in-service meetings about new philosophies in grading and evaluating students.
Dr. Buchner then attended Wayne State University’s School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. WSU is America’s largest single campus medical school. While studying, he participated in an extracurricular program called HuMed which focused on alternative medical practices to heal and comfort patients in ways that are not typically taught in Western Medicine.
Dr. Buchner was matched to his 1st choice Family Medicine Residency Program at UCSD in 2008. He did additional elective rotations in dermatology and HIV care. After completing residency and attaining Board Certification in Family Medicine, he worked at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group for four years. During this time, he did continuing education in the fields of HIV management, dermatology and hormone replacement to help better serve the patient’s he cared for.
Dr. Buchner is an active member in the American Academy of Anti-Aging medicine. He offers his patients a comprehensive approach to chronic conditions and preventative care utilizing a full spectrum of vitamins, bio-identical hormones, supplements, and appropriate pharmaceuticals treatments. He utilizes multiple cutting edge laboratory services to evaluate hormones and advanced bio-markers in order to identify sub-optimal levels which help guide his medical recommendations.
Putting his past experiences together and desire to offer his patients a holistic, comprehensive and personalized approach to care, he teamed up with Perlman Clinic to a new standard in healthcare for patients seeking results and exceptional services.