Dr. Brett Grizzell, MD

Dr. Brett Grizzell, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Brett Grizzell, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Wichita, KS and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Wichita Surgical Specialists

9350 E 35th St N Ste 103

Wichita, KS 67226
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
more than 89% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Grizzell's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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48  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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.


  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Barnes-Jewish Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Grizzell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Grizzell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Grizzell to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Grizzell'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 (6)

Would recommend Dr. Grizzell to anyone facing medical issues. He was thorough with treatment and explanations to me and my family. He has a great personality and bedside manner. His staff is very on top of all medical issues also. We highly recommend him and the Kansas Heart Hospital for all...more
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I cannot sufficiently express my utmost respect and gratitude for Dr. Grizzell in terms of his professional expertise and his kindness. He was my father's surgeon and my dad had a complicated circumstance. He needed open-heart surgery, and Dr. Grizzell was everything we could have hoped for and...more
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Simply the best! Great personality and cares deeply for his patients!
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Dr. Grizzell treated me last minute, I had to wait on insurance and it made my condition worse and when we finally got in to see someone I am so thankful it was Dr. Grizzell. He treated me quickly and went over the procedure with me several times, followed up after, and his office did a great job...more
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My experience wiith Dr. Grizzell was great, i would recommend him to anyone. He was straight forward with me and that's what i wanted. If i ever needed lung surgery again and i hope i don't i would want him taking care of me. Awesome guy! Thank you Dr grizzell
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