Dr. Michael Brooks, MD

Dr. Michael Brooks, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Brooks, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Fort Worth, TX. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Brooks is affiliated with Medical City Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Baylor Scott & White - Fort Worth.

2260 College Ave

Fort Worth, TX 76110

Contact Information

(817) 870-0172

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 91% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 83% of peers
Hernia Repair
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brooks "Surgery, even when it is the only option, is an unnerving event. That's why it's important for you to feel confident in my ability, and comfortable that my treatment approach is the best one for you. I think you'll find that I take all the time needed to answer your questions and ease your concerns."

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • CT-Guided Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Wound Repair
  • X-Ray Guided Biopsy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Howard Univ. College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Howard University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brooks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brooks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brooks to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Brooks' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Fort Worth, TX |
Dr. Brooks took the time to explain things and to make sure I understood what was happening and what to expect. He was very caring and kind.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Brooks accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Brooks has admitting privileges

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
1301 Pennsylvania Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Baylor Scott & White - Fort Worth
1400 8th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Medical City Fort Worth
900 8th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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