Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO

Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO

Nephrology | Female | 59 years old

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WHY CHOOSE REHC: REHC is recognized as one of Florida's premiere resources for care of the kidneys. From minor procedures to the most complex treatment plans, our talented and experienced doctors and staff are here to guide you back to living a healthy, pain-free lifestyle. We attend all major Broward and Palm Beach Hospitals IVY league well trained professionals Engaged in research and Clinicalprofessors up to date on cutting edge medicine. Accept all insurances Most flexible schedule Immediate urgent care appointment available Also have access to all hospital charts database in case you are ever hospitalizedRead more

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-Medical School Degree- University of New England in Maine -Internal Medicine Residency - Brown University in Providence Rhode Island. -Nephrology...Read more

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I felt very valued during my visit and Dr. Bourassa addressed my concerns. Very friendly, knowledgable and I had a very pleasant experience. I would highly recommend her.
in Fort Lauderdale, FL |
Competent, understanding and sociable. Takes time to listen and answer my questions and address my concerns which is very important to me.
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Dr. Bourassa says...

-Medical School Degree- University of New England in Maine -Internal Medicine Residency - Brown University in Providence Rhode Island. -Nephrology Fellowship - Jackson memorial Hospital / University of Miami in Miami, FL.

-Member of the American Society of Nephrology 

Dr. Bourassa's Care Philosophy

WHY CHOOSE REHC:

REHC is recognized as one of Florida's premiere resources for care of the kidneys. From minor procedures to the most complex treatment plans, our talented and experienced doctors and staff are here to guide you back to living a healthy, pain-free lifestyle.

  • We attend all major Broward and Palm Beach Hospitals
  • IVY league well trained professionals 
  • Engaged in research and Clinicalprofessors up to date on cutting edge medicine.
  • Accept all insurances
  • Most flexible schedule 
  • Immediate urgent care appointment available 
  • Also have access to all hospital charts database in case you are ever hospitalized

Dr. Bourassa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Failure-Like Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    University Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Brown Univ/ Rhode Island Hosp

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Jackson Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis Vascular Access Creation
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Renal Biopsy

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