Dr. Brian J. Gillis, DO

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Dr. Brian J. Gillis, DO

Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male

(207) 465-3003

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Dr. Gillis' advanced surgical techniques treat minor to severe defecatory disorders. These problems range from fecal incontinence to constipation. Dr...
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Dr. Gillis accepts 22 insurance carriers

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22 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MaineCare
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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4.2 based on 16 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Going to a Proctologist is not something I was very fond of doing. My anxiety level was tremendous and the entire staff made me feel right at home! Even the d?cor is calming! Dr. Gillis himself was tremendous! He totally understands that people coming to see him don't really want to be there and he puts you right at ease! Thank you, To the entire STAFF for making an awkward situation much more comfortable!
Highly recommended!!! Very professional and caring man. If you are looking for help look no further. You won't regret seeing Dr. Gillis!!!
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Proctology
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Proctology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Gillis says..

Advanced surgical techniques treat minor to severe defecatory disorders. These problems range from fecal incontinence to constipation.

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  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Itch
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer

Procedures Performed

Dr. Gillis says..
  • Chair of Tumor board ( Tumor board is multi specialty cancer management team)
  • Former Chair of endoscopy 
  • Former Chief of surgery
  • Current vice chief of staff
  • Current Member of the board of trustees (Inland Hospital)

These positions were ascended by the votes of confidence of other physicians and surgeons within the community. These positions were given to Dr. Gillis as a honorary accomplishment of his high success rate along with high patient satisfaction.

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  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of New England Collof Osteo Med

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    St Vincent Hosp-U Mass

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    St Vincent Hospital

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Oklahoma State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Affiliations

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Board certified in Proctology
  • Malpractice claims in Maine not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Gillis' Office & Staff

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Dr. Gillis says...

Dr. Gillis' advanced surgical techniques treat minor to severe defecatory disorders. These problems range from fecal incontinence to constipation. Dr Gillis has extensive experience in utilizing minimally invasive Anorectal surgery and Colorectal endoscopy. Patients experience shorter recovery periods and less pain. He offers Hemorrhoid surgery with a high success rate. The office accepts ALL insurances. His staff is caring, friendly & compassionate. We offer a private and confidential exam room, with a waiting area that is comfortable and relaxed. Dr. Gillis is the former Chief of Surgery, current Vice Chief of Physician Staff and an active member of the board of trustees at Inland Hospital. Dr. Gillis has been recognized for his extensive experience, knowledge and use of the latest technology. He prides himself on his high patient (along with many doctors') satisfaction. Please know you don't have to suffer with these conditions any longer. Don't wait.. Let Dr. Gillis help you get your life back.

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Dr. Gillis' Care Philosophy

We focus on the patient. We want to offer a caring, relaxing environment with friendly and confidential care.

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Dr. Gillis says...

Advanced surgical techniques treat minor to severe defecatory disorders. These problems range from fecal incontinence to constipation.

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Dr. Gillis says...

  • Chair of Tumor board ( Tumor board is multi specialty cancer management team)
  • Former Chair of endoscopy 
  • Former Chief of surgery
  • Current vice chief of staff
  • Current Member of the board of trustees (Inland Hospital)

These positions were ascended by the votes of confidence of other physicians and surgeons within the community. These positions were given to Dr. Gillis as a honorary accomplishment of his high success rate along with high patient satisfaction.

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Dr. Gillis says...

We welcome patient satisfaction reviews as we are always looking for ways to improve our services and care.