Dr. Brian Guffin, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 59

Colorectal Surgery

Dr. Brian Guffin, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham and Coosa Valley Medical Center. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Brian Guffin, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates of Birmingham

3400 Independence Dr Birmingham, AL 35209 ()
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Dr Guffin is the greatest. I would refer him to ANYONE for excellent care
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Robert Jones – Aug 02, 2020
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I trust Dr. Guffin with my life. I have had the privilege of working with him in the operating room and witnessed firsthand his professionalism and calm manner even in the most difficult cases. My parents, sister and myself have been his patients. He is caring and acts like you are his only patient. We have and will continue to use him. Doctors like him are rare.
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Vera turner – Sep 28, 2019
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Dr. Guffin is an amazing surgeon! My anesthesiologist told me that Dr. Guffin completed his surgeries with great detail and great care and never had a "do over". I would highly recommend him. He is compassionate and puts you at ease. You won't find a better surgeon in the Southeast! Thank you Dr. Guffin!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Tuscaloosa, AL – Jun 21, 2019
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He’s a wonderful Dr. we have more faith in him than any Dr we’ve ever been to!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Patsy and Barry Smith in Cropwell, Alabama – Nov 27, 2017
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Dr. Guffin is an awesome doctor, never makes me feel he is in a hurray. He has done 4 surgeries and me and if I need a 5th I will come back to Dr. Guffin. I do not mind the sometimes lengthy wait, it is well worth it.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Karen T in Hoover, AL – Jul 06, 2016
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I've been his patient for over 10 years and he is thorough and has the best bed-side manner.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Birmingham, AL – Jan 12, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Brian Guffin, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1995
Louisiana State University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Baptist Health System
Residency Hospital
1990
Baptist Health System
Internship Hospital
1989
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
,

Awards

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What are Dr. Brian Guffin, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Guffin frequently treats Constipation, Anal Fissure, and Anal or Rectal Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Guffin treats.

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Dr. Guffin's office is located at 3400 Independence Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Guffin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
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Dr. Guffin treats Constipation more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guffin treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Anal Fissure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guffin treats Anal Fissure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guffin treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Anal or Rectal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guffin treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guffin treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Guffin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates of Birmingham

Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates of Birmingham3400 Independence Dr Birmingham, AL 35209
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