Dr. Bruce W. Brient, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 75

1143 NW 64th Ter
Gainesville, FL 32605
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Hospital Quality

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Lake City Medical Center
340 North West Commerce Drive
Lake City, FL 32055
North Florida Regional Medical Center
6500 West Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL 32605

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

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Brient's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy
    • 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
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Hernia Repair
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    2
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Breast Abscess
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Fibroadenoma
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Polyp
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Diverticulitis
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Lipomas
    • Melanoma
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Sebaceous Cysts
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
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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 Hospital
    Complete in 1966

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Hospital
    Complete in 1967
    University Ill Hospital
    Complete in 1973

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University
    Complete in 1968

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of Kansas
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Brient & 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. Brient'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. Brient has admitting privileges:

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    • Lake City Medical Center

    • North Florida Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 10 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Brient
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    10 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)
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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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