Dr. Bruce P. Cleland, MD

Dr. Bruce P. Cleland, MD

General Surgery | Male | 63 years old

Dr. Cleland has been an Ochsner staff member since 1992 and his special surgical interests...Read more

Ochsner Health Center - Summa (Bluebonnet Blvd)
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      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Anal Fissure
      • Aneurysm
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Empyema
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Fracture
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rib Fracture
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
      • Lung Removal, Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Skin Grafts
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
      • Wound Repair

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1979

      • Internship Hospital
        William Beaumont Army Medical Center

        Completed in 1980

      • Residency Hospital
        William Beaumont Army Medical Center

        Completed in 1984

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Cleland's 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 Charlottesville and completed his surgical internship and surgery residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. Dr. Cleland is board certified in surgery.