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Dr. Bruce Tranmer, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Tranmer

Dr. Bruce Tranmer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Burlington, VT and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(802) 847-3072

Dr. Tranmer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Vermont
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. Tranmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tranmer treats Chiari's Deformity more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Tranmer treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tranmer treats Meningiomas more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tranmer performs Brain Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Tranmer performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Tranmer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bruce Tranmer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Burlington, VT and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1986
Toronto
Residency Hospital
1985
University Of Colorado
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Kingston Genl Hosp
Residency Hospital
1980
Kingston Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1979
Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1986
1985
1981
1980
1979

Awards

Dr. Tranmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tranmer

4.7

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
5.555555555555555%
(1)

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Dr. Tranmer is an exceptional neurosurgeon, both in his skill and his bedside manner. I felt completely confident in him and appreciated the time he took with me. He was open, calm, empathetic and one of a kind. I cannot recommend him highly enough and it was a great blessing to be under his care....Read More
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Dr Tranmer is not only a wonderful Dr he also a wonderful person he was the only doctor who stopped and listened to me and is willing to help me he gave me compassion I can never express what it means to find a doctor who cares and is willing to help after seeing 3 dr's before him who didn't care...Read More
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