Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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62 y/o
(31)

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Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery

710 W 168th St # 4-434

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Meningiomas
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Bruce's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bruce "Dr. Bruce is a leading authority on complex tumors of the brain and skull base. He leads a multidisciplinary effort as Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center and Director of Skull Base Surgery specializing in the surgical treatment of gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary tumors, skull base tumors, craniopharyngiomas andpineal tumors. His surgical expertise includes extensive experience with minimally invasive techniques and stereotactic surgery as well as surgical alternatives such as radiosurgery. This broad expertise allows treatment to be tailored and optimized for individual patients according to their needs. Dr. Bruce's special interests include Brain Tumors, Skull Base Tumors, Pituitary Tumors and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bruce "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acromegaly
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chordoma
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Orbit Tumor
  • Pineal Region Tumors
  • Pinealoma
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Skull Base Tumor

16  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Microsurgery of Brain Tumors
  • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally-Invasive Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Rutgers University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • National Institutes of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bruce has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bruce's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bruce

4.6

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
87.09677419354838%
(27)
4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
1 Star
6.451612903225806%
(2)

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Dr. Bruce has a great bedside manner and genuinely cares about his patients. I have had other reputable institutions confirm his surgery on my right frontal lobe oligodendroglioma was done in an outstanding fashion. I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Bruce and thoroughly recommend him...Read More
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Jon Duffett in Moscow – Sep 09, 2018
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A true professional in both his manner and practice. I trusted his completely with my case, and was very happy with the procedure and outcome. A great surgeon.
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OB in Manhasset, NY – Sep 06, 2018
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Dr. Bruce is a compassionate, informative surgeon with a gentle, caring bed side manner. He helped myself and my family through a difficult and traumatic medical event. His surgery was amazing with a professional and well trained, available medical staff supporting him every step of the way! Look...Read More
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Cindy Link Feiner – Jul 31, 2018
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I had an exceptionally positive experience with Dr. Bruce. His communication skills regarding my diagnosis and available options to deal with the problem were excellent. And his surgical skills are second to none. I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Bruce.
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Robert – May 11, 2018
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Dr. Bruce performed surgery for removal of my brain tumor. He did it in most skillful manner. I am feeling perfectly well after the treatment. I am impressed with his kindness, humble nature and prfessionalism. His whole team has a positive attitude responsive to patient’s needs. I would recommend...Read More
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Rehana Qureshi in Highland Park, NJ – Apr 21, 2018
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