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Dr. Bruce Brient, MD

Dr. Bruce Brient, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 79


Dr. Bruce Brient, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 54 years. He specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.


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(352) 331-1201

Dr. Brient accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Brient's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brient treats Obesity more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Brient treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brient performs Stomach Surgery more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Brient performs this procedure more than 69% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brient performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Brient performs this procedure more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Brient's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery
  • Anal Fissure
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyp
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Melanoma
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Brient's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brient

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Brient has operated on me twice. My mother twice and I have to say that the man has the best bedside manner out of any Dr. I have ever had and I have a lot of Dr’s. I highly recommend him to do what ever you need him to! Did I mention that one of the operations he did on me was an emergency...Read More
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