Dr. Bruce Cleland, MD

Dr. Bruce Cleland, MD

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Dr. Bruce Cleland, MD is a general surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

Background Check

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Dr. Cleland's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cleland performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Cleland performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Breast Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cleland treats Breast Diseases more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Cleland treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cleland performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Cleland performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Cleland's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Cleland has been an Ochsner staff member since 1992 and his special surgical interests include laparoscopic and general thoracic surgery. Dr. Cleland earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesvil...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1984
    William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1980
    William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1979

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test POS
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
USA Managed Care Organization
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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