Dr. Bruce Belin, MD

Dr. Bruce Belin, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Bruce Belin, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

2620 Wilhite Dr

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 278-6031

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Belin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Belin'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.

Dr. Belin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Belin "When patients come to me with colon and rectal concerns, they come to me as people, and not as their problems. To feel successful as a physician, I want those entrusting me with their care to have access to not only the expert evaluation and treatment, but also to a professional and humane experience."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Belin "Specializing in Colorectal Surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Belin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Belin's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Belin to family and friends
24 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Belin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I was very pleased with the success of my robotic colon surgery!
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He is one heck the surgeon going to heck with doctor and is real polite
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Dr. Belin is such an amazing colorectal surgeon. He's well informed on the most current and innovative approaches in colorectal surgery, and does such a thorough job of explaining the procedure he will be performing. He recently performed my mom's colon cancer surgery, and did such a wonderful job...more
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Great Doctor, knows his stuff, but if you are on Medicare and can't afford your co-pays and bills he will drop you like it is nothing. We all know Medicare pays them enough, these Doctors want to get rich off poor people like us and if we can't afford them then they say find another Doctor . He did...more
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Dr. Belin is a wonderful physician! He has a great bedside manner, is very knowledgeable, and is very good with answering questions. He made an uncomfortable situation easier and I really appreciate him!
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