Dr. Bruce W. Brient, MD
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Dr. Bruce W. Brient, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male

Surgical Group of Gainesville 1143 NW 64th Ter, Gainesville, FL 32605 Get Directions
(352) 331-1201

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Our practice began in 1967 when Dr. Henry J. Babers and Dr. Charles E. Lore formed a surgical team. This...   Read More

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  • Undergraduate School
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Robotic Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Anal Fissure
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Breast Abscess
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Fibroadenoma
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Polyp
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Diverticulitis
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Heart Disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
    • Lipomas
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Melanoma
    • Obesity
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Sebaceous Cysts
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency

    Procedures Performed

    • 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
    • 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

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      Sanctions

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    • 1
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      • Leaving a foreign body in a patient  (10/10/2011)
      • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
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      • State: Florida
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University of Kansas

      Graduated in 1965

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

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    Dr. Brient's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Brient's Office & Staff

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    31 – 45 minutes

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    Dr. Brient's 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.