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 27 years. She graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

361 Hospital Rd Ste 227

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Brien's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brien treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Brien treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Phlebitis
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombophlebitis
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brien treats Venous Insufficiency more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Brien treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brien treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Brien treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease

Dr. Brien's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Heather Brien, MD is a general surgery specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1991
La Co Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
La Co Usc Med Center
Internship Hospital
1986
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
1992
1991
1987
1986

Awards

Dr. Brien's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brien

4.3

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
17.647058823529413%
(3)

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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...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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