Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO

Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 60
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
-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

4534 N Federal Hwy

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

(954) 463-0112

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Bourassa performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peritoneal Dialysis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hemodialysis
high
more than 84% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bourassa "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
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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
  • Hydronephrosis
  • 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

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Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Brown Univ/ Rhode Island Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bourassa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bourassa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bourassa to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Bourassa's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in 33316 |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bourassa accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
    NetworkBlue
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
    Employer Group Open Access HMO
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
    Carelink HMO
    Employer Group PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Bourassa has admitting privileges

Broward Health North
201 E Sample Rd
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
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Holy Cross Hospital
4725 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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Westside Regional Medical Center
8201 W Broward Blvd
Plantation, FL 33324
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