Dr. John Brent, MD

Dr. John Brent, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

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Dr. John Brent, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Walton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in general surgery and surgery.

1032 Mar Walt Dr Unit 220

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 5% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 5% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brent "In keeping with the traditions of the Hippocratic Oath and the caring compassion of hospital like Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, we strive to make the patient the center of our practice. We work tirelessly to prevent illness, improve health and provide a safe and secure environment for our patients. We want our patients to be part of our healthcare family. "

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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  • University of MS School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Kessler Medical Center Ms
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Kessler Medical Center Ms
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

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What People Say About Dr. John Brent, MD
Dr. Brent performed surgery on me in December 2017. He's corrected a painful condition that I lived with for 9 months. I am so grateful for his skill and expertise.
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Ft. Walton Beach – Jan 10, 2018
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I love that Dr. Brent takes time to explain what he's going to do and why he's going to do it. He treats me with respect as well and does not condescend. He's professional but approachable, and he paints clear, realistic pictures--will even draw out what he's going to do during surgery, e.g., the...Read More
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Jon W. Brooks in Fort Walton Beach, FL – Aug 18, 2016
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Dr. Brendt and his staff are amazing.
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Jheri Brown in Panama City, FL – May 28, 2016
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