Dr. Howard Brilliant, MD

Dr. Howard Brilliant, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. Howard Brilliant, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 1968 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1249 Savannah Hwy

Charleston, SC 29407

Contact Information

(843) 571-5152

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
normal
more than 82% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Brilliant'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
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24  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Bronx Muni Hosp-Einstein
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Bronx Muni Hosp Ctr-Albert Einstein
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Geo Wash
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brilliant has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brilliant's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brilliant to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Brilliant's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

First day I met this Doc he was very rude and interrupted me several times while I tried to answer his questions. He was very critical of my Physical Therapy routine and I hadn't even completed explaining the PT regimen. He was also over an hour late for my scheduled time. He further dismissed...more
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The surgery went well. The scar is healing wonderfully and parts are almost unnoticeable and it's only been 5 weeeks.
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Dr. Brilliant saved my father's life. He had my father's name listed at the front desk of the emergency room before we arrived. If it wasn't for his proactive help of getting my father to the ER, I don't know if he would be alive today. Dr. Brilliant is an excellent human being.
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