Dr. Bruce Armstrong, MD

Dr. Bruce Armstrong, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bruce Armstrong, MD is an urology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 1975 and specializes in urology.Read his story

1 Doctors Park

Asheville, NC 28801

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
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Top Care Areas

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Painful Urination (Dysuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Armstrong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Armstrong "A native of Asheville, NC, Dr. Armstrong completed his undergraduate studies at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. In addition, Dr. Armstrong served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Army. He has practiced urology in Asheville since 1982. Dr. Armstrong's special interests include the treatment and prevention of kidney stones and prostate disease. Dr. Armstrong is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the American Urological Association."
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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.

Education

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Armstrong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Armstrong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Armstrong to family and friends
3.9
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Armstrong's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Asheville, NC
I started seeing Dr. Armstrong recently after having to switch urologists. Since then I have seen him a few times and have found him pleasant, thoughtful, and that he explains things in a manner that makes it easy to understand without talking down to me.
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Dr. Armstrong was unfriendly and acted like he didn't want to be seeing patients that day. He used inappropriate language (slang words for my genitalia) which made me feel embarrassed and uncomfortable. He never followed up on my testing despite two calls to the office. A very poor experience...more
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I recently saw Dr. Armstrong and his staff for kidney stones. Dr.Armstrong took the time to teach me about kidney stones, ways to prevent them and ways to manage my pain. He even showed me where they were in my X-ray! Dr.Armstrong and his staff are compassionate professionals! I highly recommend...more
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We are very glad to hear that you had a positive experience with our Dr. Armstrong and our office. Thank you very much for sharing this feedback. We take all feedback constructively, and sincerely appreciate it.

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Very short with me during the visit. Acted like it was all in my head. Did do an ultrasound and realized that it wasn't. I am younger, but that doesn't mean that I am making things up. He gave me a prescription and that was it. No explanation, diagnosis, plan, no follow up. I had heard a lot of...more
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We are very sorry that your experience with our office was not pleasant. We would like the opportunity to regain your confidence. We take comments like this very serious and will use this as a tool for improvement.

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