Dr. Albert Brest, MD

Dr. Albert Brest, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 89
Dr. Albert Brest, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 59 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1953 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery, cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases, and more.

925 Chestnut St

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Coventry Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
more than 75% of peers
Heart Palpitations
more than 72% of peers
more than 54% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

28  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1953
  • Philadelphia General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1954
  • Albert Einstein Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1958
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1954
  • Hahnemann Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1959

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brest has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brest's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brest to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 1

Dr. Brest's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Brest has been my doctor since May 2002 and has been a wonderful doctor who cares. He picked a terrific doctor to do quad bypass and he visited me in hospital every day. He has kept me in good health ever since. He keeps excellent notes on each visit and is always a calming factor.
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