Dr. David Bruce, MD

Dr. David Bruce, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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57 y/o

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Dr. David Bruce, MD is a general surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in general surgery and clinical informatics.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 1

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Kidney Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
very high
more than 88% of peers
Hyperparathyroidism
normal
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Bruce's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Bruce's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bruce "Dr. David Bruce earned his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He completed his surgical internship and residency at University of Chicago Hospitals and served as Chief Resident 1992-1993. He then completed fellowship training at University of Chicago Hospitals. Dr. Bruce is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and has been on staff since 2008."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bruce "Dr. David Bruce is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2008. Dr. Bruce earned his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He completed his surgical internship and residency at University of Chicago Hospitals, where he served as Chief Resident 1992-1993. He then completed fellowship training at University of Chicago Hospitals."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Clinical Informatics

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Chicago Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Chicago Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bruce has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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