Dr. Brad W. Gurwitz, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 50

225 E Sonterra Blvd Suite 220
San Antonio, TX 78258
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Hospital Quality

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

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2005
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • 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
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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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
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gurwitz & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Gurwitz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

    • Methodist Hospital

    • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Is Dr. Gurwitz accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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