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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male

1143 NW 64th Ter
Gainesville, FL 32605
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North Florida Regional Medical Center
6500 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32605

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Surgical Group of Gainesville
Surgical Group of Gainesville
1143 NW 64th Ter
Gainesville, FL 32605
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    Dr. Brient's Experience

    Dr. Brient's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Breast Abscess
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Fibroadenoma
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Polyp
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Diverticulitis
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
    • Lipomas
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Melanoma
    • Obesity
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
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    • Rectal Cancer
    • Sebaceous Cysts
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Brient

    0 Malpractice Claims

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

    1 Board Action

    • Leaving a foreign body in a patient  (10/10/2011)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Florida
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Kansas
    Graduated in 1965

    Internship Hospital

    Duke University

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University
    University Of Illinois

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke (Cancer Research)

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of Kansas
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Brient & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Brient's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.3
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    4.3 out of 5

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    4.3 out of 5

    13 responses

    Dr. Brient's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    13 responses

    Experience with Dr. Brient

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

    13 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Surgical Group of Gainesville
    1143 NW 64th Ter
    Gainesville, FL 32605
    (352) 331-1201 (Office)
    (352) 331-5723 (Fax)
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