Dr. Brad W. Gurwitz, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 50

225 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 220
San Antonio, TX 78258
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Dr. Gurwitz:

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Dr. Gurwitz's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
1139 East Sonterra Boulevard
San Antonio, TX 78258
Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gurwitz

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
General Surgical Associates
General Surgical Associates
225 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 220
San Antonio, TX 78258
General Surgical Associates
8042 Wurzbach Rd Ste 310
San Antonio, TX 78229
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    Dr. Gurwitz's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • Vulvar Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Gurwitz

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    U Kans Sch Med

    Residency Hospital

    U Kans Sch Med
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gurwitz & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Gurwitz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Gurwitz has admitting privileges:

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    • Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

    • Methodist Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    General Surgical Associates
    225 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 220
    San Antonio, TX 78258
    (210) 614-5113 (Office)
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    General Surgical Associates
    8042 Wurzbach Rd Ste 310
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    (210) 614-5113 (Office)
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