Dr. Bruce Brient, MD

Dr. Bruce Brient, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
79 y/o
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Dr. Bruce Brient, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 53 years. He specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Surgical Group of Gainesville

1143 NW 64th Ter

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Obesity
very high
more than 98% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
high
more than 84% of peers
Stomach Surgery
normal
more than 75% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brient "Our practice began in 1967 when Dr. Henry J. Babers and Dr. Charles E. Lore formed a surgical team. This team approach prevails today as our team of eight surgeons provides care for the greater Gainesville and North Central Florida area. Take comfort in knowing that our doctors will spend whatever time is necessary to provide you with state of the art surgical care."

4  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

41  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Kansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Kansas
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Duke University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke (Cancer Research)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brient has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brient's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brient

4.4

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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