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Dr. Brian McGuinness, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 51

  
Dr. McGuinness

John Muir Health

1601 YGNACIO VALLEY RD, FL 4TH Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Accepting new patients

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(925) 947-5233

Dr. Brian McGuinness, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in colorectal surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Practices at top hospital General Surgery Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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(925) 947-5233

Dr. McGuinness accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McGuinness' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGuinness treats Anal Disorders more than 76% of his peers

Dr. McGuinness treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGuinness treats Hemorrhoids more than 70% of his peers

Dr. McGuinness treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGuinness treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 66% of his peers

Dr. McGuinness treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus

Dr. McGuinness' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. McGuinness' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McGuinness

4.2

Based on 5 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Brian McGuinness, MD
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Dr. McGuinness is excellent. He is professional and friendly and answers all your questions thoroughly and takes the time to explain any and all concerns you have. I have a rare form of cancer which involved a small bowel resection. I have numerous blockages which Dr. McGuinness monitors closely. I highly recommend Dr. McGuinness! He is the best Colorectal Surgeon around!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian McGuinness, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

Oh State University Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Tx Med School At Houston
Residency Hospital
1995
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)