Dr. Michael VanVliet, MD

Dr. Michael VanVliet, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
39 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael VanVliet, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in plastic surgery, wound & burn care, and more.

Blake Medical Center Burn Care Clinic

2020 59th St W

Bradenton, FL 34209
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Qualchoice
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. VanVliet performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Burn Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Grafts
very high
more than 98% of peers
Second-Degree Burns
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. VanVliet's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Burn Care
  • Wound & Burn Care

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

13  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

20  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign 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
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. VanVliet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. VanVliet's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. VanVliet to family and friends
12 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. VanVliet's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I was a recent patient of doctor vanviet I had a severe hand infection that required surgery from the first moment I met Dr vaniet I knew I would be in good care. I'm a new resident of Florida and any of my past Hospital experiences have been in Boston Mass which are renowned for world-class...more
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Dr Vanvliet is one very talented caring surgeon, from my initial consultation to my post-op he and his amazing staff were very tentative and answer every question, concern I had. It is very hard nowadays to find an excellent doctor who is also tentative to his patients concerns and most important...more
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I went to Palm Aesthetics for a blepharoplasty consult. Right from the start, the office staff was very friendly and professional. Dr. Van Vliet answered all of my questions and concerns. I felt very comfortable and confident with his ability to perform the surgery. I am looking forward to my...more
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Dr. Van Vliet is an amazing surgeon and an overall great doctor. He is very focused on results and he delivers what he promises. I am transgender and I had a double incision mastectomy, while I can’t say that it’s something I want to do again, I am glad that I chose Dr. Van Vliet and his PA, Mike....more
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Although physician was initially friendly, the rest of my entire experience, start to finish, is by far the worst professional experience I've ever had. I wouldnt wish this experience on anyone. Bad surgery. Horrible office staff. I could go on...
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