Dr. Beth Bruening, MD

Dr. Beth Bruening, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Beth Bruening, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in North Sioux City, SD and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

101 Tower Rd Ste 300

North Sioux City, SD 57049

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Iowa
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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

79  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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25  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Creighton University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tex Tech Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bruening has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bruening's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bruening to family and friends
33 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Bruening's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Upon moving to Sioux City, I was referred to Dr. Bruening by a doctor in Omaha, NE for treatment of my young child's injury to the back of his eye (where the nerves and receptors are). Dr. Bruening's exam was very short. Dr. Bruening refused to answer any of my questions and refused to justify...more
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Very helpful staff and excellent care from the doctor.
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Professional and personable . Staff is wonderful and explain everything ! - a very comfortable atmosphere .
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