Dr. Michael VanVliet, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery •  Male • Age 40

  

Dr. Michael VanVliet, MD is a cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery and wound & burn care.


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Dr VanVliet is a skilled surgeon and a kind and caring gentleman. Brian, his PA is positive and reassuring and always available to address any concerns. They’re a great team and so thankful to have had the good fortune to be referred! Four months of a complex Achilles’ tendon wound healing issue - but I’m back in business thanks to Dr V ! Thanks so much!
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My experience with Dr Vliet was nothing short of incredible. As a golfer, I knew my days on the links were over after amputating my thumb on a table saw. I am now able to swing a club only 9 weeks after the accident. I would be remiss by failing to mention Gloria, Katrin, and Kelly. Patient care does not get any better than the way these three professionals treated me during my visits. As a former Hospital Board member, I would be proud to have them as staff members. Thank you all.
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When Dr. VanVliet walked in to see my partial thumb amputation from a table saw accident, I was surprised as he looked very young. In an attempt at humor, I asked him to go bring me an old gray headed doctor. The truth is, the end result could not have been done better by any doctor. I am recently retired and play golf . I truly thought my golfing days were over. He put the thumb back on, and I not only can move it, it also has feeling. 9 weeks later, I can swing a club. Thx Dr V
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Exceptional! Dr VanVliet and his team were professional, urgent, genuine and the results they gave me exceeded my expectations! I highly recommend this Dr. because he was so honest and helped me come to my own decision by offering all the pros and cons and options available. I was referred to him by a friend. I have sent friends to see him, and even my own family members -I trust his skills that much. I’m so happy with the results And if you’re considering surgery do it with Dr V!
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Excellent! He over delivered on my explant and lift. I feel and look great. He really listens and is meticulous in his work. One of a kind. I am very grateful for drs like him.
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Dr. Van Vliet and is staff, especially Alison Cuppernell, are real caring and skilled professionals. I trusted Dr. Van Vliet for plastic reconstructive surgery with excellent results.
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Dr Van Vleit did my reconstruction after bilateral mastectomy. He cares about his cancer patients. At a time when you fear for your future this is someone you want in your corner! I’m so grateful for choosing Dr Van Vleit for my reconstruction!
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Very positive and professional. Talented surgeon who cares about his patients, and listens. His work: A+ ! Thank you!
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I am a burn survivor and patient of Dr. VanVliet, I am EVER SO grateful that words alone CANNOT express HOW wonderful,compassionate AND extraordinarily competent that THIS man is! When I was helivacked and admitted they did not know if i was going to live,due to his competency and knowledge he was able to save my 2 fingers on my dominant hand AND my LIFE! I MORE THAN highly recommend Dr.VanVliet,for if he hasn't ALREADY made medical records at his young age,he CERTAINLY will! Thank you doc!
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Dr. Van Vliet is an incredibley skilled and conscientious doctor. His work is amazing and he addresses concerns right away. I can’t say enough good things about this doctor.
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(941) 782-9011

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. VanVliet's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Second-Degree Burns
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. VanVliet treats Second-Degree Burns more than 100% of his peers

Dr. VanVliet treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Burn Injuries
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. VanVliet treats Burn Injuries more than 99% of his peers

Dr. VanVliet treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chemical Burn
  • Chemical Burn - Airways
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chemical Burn - Ingestion
  • Chemical Burn - Inhalation
  • Chemical Burn - Skin
  • Electrical Burn
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Third-Degree Burns
Skin Grafts
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. VanVliet performs Skin Grafts more than 99% of his peers

Dr. VanVliet performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. VanVliet's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Hair Removal
  • Hair Transplants
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hidradenitis
  • Liposuction
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael VanVliet, MD is a cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery and wound & burn care.

Specialties

  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery

Education

2013
Los Angeles County General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2013
University of Southern California
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2007
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2006
Albany Med Coll
Medical School
2002
Siena College
Undergraduate School

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74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)