Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Bruce, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
60 y/o
22 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

Personal Bio

Dr. Bruce is a leading authority on complex tumors of the brain and skull base. He leads a multidisciplinary...Read more

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Dr. Bruce's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bruce to family and friends
4.6
based on 22 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Bruce's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
Brooklyn, NY |
Every doctor turned us away, except for Dr. Bruce.My family member had terminal cancer (without treatment he had about 1 month) and Dr.B promised with surgery (w 1% chance of things going wrong due to surgery) that our family member would most likely survive minimum of five years. We had no time to waste,he was admitted that very same day, surgery the next day.We were fear stricken and Dr.B was our hope.Because of all his misguidance,false hope and greed, we had 9months of suffering before death
in Oceanside, NY |
Dr. Bruce is a wonderful doctor and a great neurosurgeon. He removed my brain tumor without any complications. Thanks to him I am tumor free and hoping to stay that way. I will always keep him in my priority list if my tumor returns. I would recommend him to anyone who requires brain surgery. He is it. great doctor
in New York, NY |
Kind , compassionate doctor with great demeanor that makes you feel at ease, would recommend to anyone.
in New York, NY |
This was the only doctor I found that made me feel safe when I couldn't event talk about my needed surgery.
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Dr. Bruce says...

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.

Dr. Bruce's Care Philosophy

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. 

Dr. Bruce's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Meningiomas
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pineal Region Tumors
  • Pinealoma
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    Rutgers University

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    National Institutes of Health

    Completed in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

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