Dr. James Bruno, MD

Dr. James Bruno, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
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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.

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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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."


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  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

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


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermal Filler
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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

Dr. Bruno has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bruno's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bruno to family and friends
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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 (1)
Ellicott City, MD |
Had to have further surgery,after his botched surgery.
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Dr. Bruno accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna

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Hospitals where Dr. Bruno has admitting privileges

Baltimore Washington Medical Center
301 Hospital Dr
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
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Sibley Memorial Hospital
5255 Loughboro Rd NW
Washington, DC 20016
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Suburban Hospital
8600 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
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