Dr. Brian Bruggeman, MD

Dr. Brian Bruggeman, MD

Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Brian Bruggeman, MD is a facial plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Idaho Falls, ID and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

2860 Channing Way Ste A-114

Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Contact Information

(208) 535-4565

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • PacificSource
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Second-Degree Burns
very high
more than 98% of peers
Burn Injuries
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Bruggeman'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bruggeman "At East Falls Plastic Surgery, we focus on your needs as a patient. There are several options in plastic surgery and we are committed to treatment plans and products that best fit you. Our goal is to provide you with a place where you can receive top quality treatment with the convenience of being close to home. We offer a free, cosmetic consultation to ensure that any concerns you may have are addressed and answered by our physician. We educate our patients on the variety of options available"

3  Specialties

  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Broken Arm
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hidradenitis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Albany Med Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bruggeman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bruggeman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bruggeman to family and friends
29 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bruggeman'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 (11)

The process of getting in to see the doctor couldn't possibly have been easier. Staff and assistants were outgoing, professional, cheerful and helpful. The office was run as professionally as any office I've been to, but they didn't lose the personal touches in the process. That's pretty...more
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Dr. Bruggeman is the absolute best in Idaho. I've had two procedures from him personally and have referred several friends and family members. We have all had A+++ experiences. You want the best go to him.
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Dr Bruggeman is such a kind, soft spoken gentleman as well as a knowledgeable and skilled surgeon. His demeanor and professionalism instills confidence and helps to settle the jittery nerves associated with medical procedures. I would not hesitate, in the least, either to recommend him to someone...more
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Love Dr Bruggeman and his staff. They are very friendly and knowledgeable.
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One of the worst experiences I've ever had with a Dr. He was SO rude, and to tell my story would take way too long, but the gist of it is that he was very pompous and errogant! He was supposed to take out a softball sized lipoma, but instead diagnosed me with fibromyalgia. He told me that I...more
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