Dr. Matthew Brengman, MD

Dr. Matthew Brengman, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Matthew Brengman, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Cornell University Medical College in 1993 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

7702 E Parham Rd Ste 304

Richmond, VA 23294

Contact Information

(804) 360-0600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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more than 99% of peers
Stomach Surgery
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more than 96% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Brengman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brengman "Matthew Brengman, MD, FACS, is a weight loss surgeon in Richmond, Va, specializing in minimally-invasive bariatric techniques, as well as advanced gastric motility diseases such as gastroparesis. Dr. Brengman graduated from Cornell University Medical College, completed a five-year residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and a one-year research fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Brengman pioneered the practice of advanced Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Bariatric (weight loss) Surgery while at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and is a proctor in the Advancement of Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Brengman is board-certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he is a Past-President for the Virginia Bariatric Society. Dr. Brengman is an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, currently serving as the Chair of the Insurance Committee. He also currently serves as the Medical Director for the bariatric surgery program at Parham Doctors Hospital as well as the Chief of Staff for Henrico, Parham, and Retreat Doctors Hospitals overall. Dr. Brengman has special interests in therapies for obesity including laparoscopic procedures (Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and Adjustable Gastric Bands) and endoscopic therapies (Gastric Balloons and Suture therapies). He has been performing operative therapies since 2001 and specializes in the comprehensive management of this disease utilizing the Enterra Gastric Stimulation System, Laparoscopic Pyloroplasty, and in severe cases, laparoscopic removal of the stomach. Dr. Brengman is consistently voted as one of the region's top bariatric surgeons by a survey of his peers in Richmond Magazine, with honors in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. He has won the category overall every year since 2015. Dr. Brengman has lived in Richmond since 2004 with his wife and two children. They enjoy activities around the James River, the restaurants and vibrant culture of the area."
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This content was provided by Dr. Brengman "Dr. Gregory Schroder and Dr. Matthew Brengman are well recognized by there peers for performing highly successfully surgeries on thousands of patients in the Richmond area. They stay up to date on all surgery techniques and are often seen as leaders among their peers in the field of minimally invasive surgery."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

5  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Cornell University Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Walter Reed Army MC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Matthew Brengman, MD
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Save my life and I Thank You! Had to come from Norfolk because the surgeon here could not get it right. Doctor Brengman is on top of his field. Wish we had more surgeon like him . His team is the best and Barbara is a great PA.
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Dr. Brengman was attentive, good listener, and informative. He did not keep me waiting as some doctors do. I would be happy to recommend him to others.
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Dr Brengman will listen and give advise on way to stay on track to keep your weight off or stay on track to eat right. He understands that what he does helps people to reach their goal to learn to eat the right foods.
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Dr Brengman treats everyone with great care. He takes the time to answer all your questions and concerns. I won't go anywhere else.
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After watching the required videos of the various procedures that are avaliable to ask very appropriate specific questions. The video answered many of my questions, and Dr. Brengman answered the rest. He is very personable. The office has a binder that they will give you takes you through what...Read More
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