Dr. Heather Brien, MD

Dr. Heather Brien, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Heather Brien, MD is a general surgery specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

361 Hospital Rd Ste 227

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Contact Information

(949) 646-6212

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Brien performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 96% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Brien'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Lung Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brien has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brien's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brien to family and friends
17 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Brien's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Brien is the best doctor I have ever dealt with, and I have dealt with quite a few, both through work and as a patient. Dr. Brien is a brilliant physician, caring, and easily reachable. After bouncing around to many doctors who were unable to figure out what was wrong with me, Dr. Brien quickly...more
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