Premier Medical Group is a physician owned practice that can trace its origin to 1950. Prior to our present name, the entity was called Physicians Affiliated Care. September 2019, we expanded our services and moved into a new office building. We then changed the name to reflect our commitment to being a leading healthcare provider. We provide comprehensive primary care to adult patients in Owensboro and surrounding counties. Our providers also have a special interest in the treatment of diabetes, thyroid disorders and other endocrinology conditions. Divisions of our practice are Premier Aesthetics and Premier Lab.
Dr. Buchanan is the President of our group. He joined the practice in 1992. He has a Doctor of Medicine degree with honors from Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine where he also obtained a Doctor of Philosophy and Physiology degree. He completed his internal medicine fellowship and residency at Northwestern University Hospitals in Chicago, as well as his endocrinology fellowship at Hines Veterans Administration Hospital in Hines, IL. Dr. Buchanan is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville and part of the clinical faculty at the University of Kentucky and Vanderbilt University. He has been published in over 35 clinical publications and is board certified.
Ms. Robertson joined the practice in 2011. She has a Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in nursing from the University of Southern Indiana. She has previously worked in the emergency departments at Methodist Hospital in Henderson, KY and in Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She has also worked at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital in Pontiac, MI. Ms. Robertson has served as an adjunct faculty member at Owensboro Community and Technical College in Owensboro. She is pursuing her Doctorate degree in nursing and is board certified.
Ms. Miller works exclusively with Dr. Buchanan at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She joined our group in 2012. She graduated with honors from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelors degree in Nursing and a minor in Biology. She graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a Masters degree in nursing. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her previous experience includes working as a case manager for the Green River District Health Department, a registered nurse in the intensive care unit and medical telemetry. Ms. Miller was a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society, and is currently a member of the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Nurse-Midwives and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Ms. Rogers joined the practice in 2015. She received her Bachelors degree in nursing from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY and her Masters degree in nursing from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. Ms. Rogers has worked at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in the cardiac stepdown unit, critical care unit, and open heart recovery. She worked at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in the medical/surgical unit. She is a member of the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Nurse-Midwives and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Mr. Finley works exclusively with Dr. Buchanan at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He joined the practice in 2016. He graduated with honors from Bethel University in Paris, TN, with a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies. He also graduated with a Bachelors degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Florida in Tampa.
Ms. Buchanan joined the practice in 2016. She has a Bachelor degree in nursing from Murray State University and Master s degree in nursing Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Louisville. She has previously worked in transitional care and intensive care at Kosair Women and Children's Hospital, Norton Healthcare. Prior to Ms. Buchanan working in our outpatient clinic, she worked with Dr. Buchanan at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Nurse-Midwives and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is board certified.
Natali leads our Premier Aesthetics division. She joined us in 2014. She is a licensed cosmetologist and registered nurse. She previously worked at Creative Corner Hairstyling in Philpot, KY and at Perry County Memorial Hospital. Her background makes her uniquely qualified to recommend and administer treatment plans for the skin. She is a certified injector.