Dr. Bruce Tranmer, MD

Dr. Bruce Tranmer, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Bruce Tranmer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Burlington, VT and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Queens U, Fac of Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery.

111 Colchester Ave

Burlington, VT 05401

Contact Information

(802) 847-3072

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MVP Health Care

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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
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 Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
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 33 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
    1986
  • 1985
    University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital
    1985
  • 1981
    Kingston Genl Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    Kingston Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    Queens U, Fac of Health Sciences
    Medical School
    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%
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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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Insurance accepted

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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

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