Dr. Richard Brenner, MD

Dr. Richard Brenner, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Richard Brenner, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Virginia Surgery Associates

3620 Joseph Siewick Dr Ste 406

Fairfax, VA 22033
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Brenner

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Top Care Areas

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

Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Brenner'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.

Dr. Brenner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brenner "Dr. Richard Brenner is a board certified General Surgeon with specialized interests in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgeries as well as complex hernia repairs. He attended Brown University and completed his residency at Georgetown University Hospital."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brenner "I strive for surgical excellence, and timely/efficient recovery for my patients. I try to convey to each patient my compassion for them as they recover from surgery. In the office, hospital and surgery center, I use the best technology available, including minimally invasive, laparoscopic and robotic surgical equipment to ensure that I minimize the post-operative discomfort for my patients. I stay up-to-date with the latest surgical techniques through course and conference attendance, practice with surgical simulators and learn on-line with surgical webinars and forums. I participate in collaborative organizations that track surgical outcomes in an effort to achieve the best results attainable for every one of my patients."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

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40  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brenner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brenner's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brenner to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Brenner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Brenner is so knowledgeable and considerate! I was greatly encouraged after speaking within him today. He explained my pain trouble and gave me the hope I needed to keep going! Thank you Dr. Brenner! ! I would definitely recommend him to family and friends!
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I had a Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication with Dr. Brenner. I had an excellent experience! I would recommend him for any surgeries. Dr. Brenner has an exceptional staff. Everyone took extra time to ensure all questions where answer. They went above & beyond my expectation. Dr. Brenner is extremely...more
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Very friendly staff that listens. Dr. Brenner has a great demeanor who took the time to put me at ease while explaining what would be done and what to expect post-procedure. Everything went smoothly ... just as he had explained it would go.
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