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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 57

1231 116th Ave NE Ste 750
Bellevue, WA 98004
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Dr. Bruckner's Experience

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Dr. Bruckner's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Bruckner Performs

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Overlake Medical Center
1035 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
Swedish Medical Center - Issaquah Campus
751 NE Blakely Dr
Issaquah, WA 98029

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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BELLEVUE ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
PROLIANCE ORTHOPEDIC AND SPORTS MEDICINE
1231 116th Ave NE Ste 750
Bellevue, WA 98004
BELLEVUE ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
PROLIANCE ORTHOPEDICS AND SPORTS MEDICINE
510 8th Ave NE Ste 200
Issaquah, WA 98029
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    Dr. Bruckner's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Labrum Repair
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Replacement Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
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    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    • 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

    Media & Publications

    • Best Doctor Orthopaedics/Joint Replacement Eastside Urban Pages, 2009
    • Academic Faculty Teaching Award, Orthopaedics UWMC, 1999
    • Top Doctor, Seattle Magazine, 2008
    • Patients' Choice Award, PatientsChoice.org, 2008, 2009
    • Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2012
    • Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2006
    • Top Doctor, Seattle Magazine, 2009
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Naval Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Naval Hospital
    Complete in 1990

    Fellowship Hospital

    Seattle Children's Regional Medical Center
    Complete in 1991
    University Of Washington Medical Center
    Complete in 1991

    Undergraduate Schools

    Creighton Unoversity
    Graduated in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bruckner & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Bruckner's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Overlake Medical Center

    • Swedish Medical Center - Issaquah Campus

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.2
    • 46 Star Ratings
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    4.2 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bruckner to family and friends

    4.2 out of 5

    46 responses

    Dr. Bruckner's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    44 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.1 out of 5

    46 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    46 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    46 responses

    Experience with Dr. Bruckner

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    46 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    46 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    46 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    46 responses

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    Office Locations

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    BELLEVUE ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
    PROLIANCE ORTHOPEDIC AND SPORTS MEDICINE
    1231 116th Ave NE Ste 750
    Bellevue, WA 98004
    (425) 455-3600 (Office)
    (425) 455-3920 (Fax)
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    BELLEVUE ORTHOPEDIC ASSOCIATES
    PROLIANCE ORTHOPEDICS AND SPORTS MEDICINE
    510 8th Ave NE Ste 200
    Issaquah, WA 98029
    (425) 392-3030 (Office)
    (425) 507-0794 (Fax)
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