Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO

Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO is a nephrology specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1992 and specializes in nephrology.Read her story

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
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Top Care Areas

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

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Dr. Bourassa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bourassa "-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 "

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

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • 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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16  Procedures

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.


  • 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
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bourassa'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 (2)

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.
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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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