Dr. James Bruno, MD

Dr. James Bruno, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. James Bruno, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in plastic surgery and cosmetic & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

5454 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1210

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Reduction
very high
more than 89% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 88% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Bruno's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bruno "James R. Bruno, DMD, MD is recognized by his patients for his kind bedside manner, surgical skill, and artistic eye in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body. Additionally, he specializes in laser-assisted liposuction, reconstructive procedures, and orthognathic (jaw) surgery. He has been recognized as one of America's Top Plastic Surgeons by the Consumers Research Council of America and was voted by his peers as one of Washingtonian Magazine's "Top Doctors" in breast reconstructive plastic surgery. Dr. Bruno is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. With a commitment to continually educating himself and honing his skill, Dr. Bruno holds membership to a variety of plastic and cosmetic surgery academies and societies, including: American Society of Plastic Surgeons National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons American College of Surgeons American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Dr. Bruno actively serves as Off-Site Residency Program Director at Sibley Memorial Hospital for the Georgetown University Hospital Plastic Surgery Residency program as a way to aid and support plastic surgery education. In the past, Dr. Bruno has served as a clinical assistant professor at Ohio State University, where he taught students and residents and performed a wide range of plastic and reconstructive surgeries."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bruno "His unique approach to patient care is clear from the first consultation. Whether you are considering cosmetic surgery such as facelift, body sculpting, breast surgery or one of many skin care options, he helps you visualize, prepare and plan so that the experience is smooth and what you expect. He listens to your concerns, thoroughly explains your options, and provides personalized care throughout the process."

2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Laxity
  • Wrinkles

23  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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.


  • Wilkes College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Pennsylvania Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • The Cleveland Clin Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bruno's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bruno to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bruno's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Recently had surgery with Dr. Bruno. Excellent surgeon, calm pleasant demeanor, listens and takes time to make sure you understand the entire process from start to finish. Well knowledgeable in surgical procedures. Overall great experience. Would definitely recommend Dr. Bruno for reconstructive...more
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Had to have further surgery,after his botched surgery.
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