Dr. Richard Brezing, MD

Dr. Richard Brezing, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
70 y/o
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Dr. Richard Brezing, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Brezing's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brezing treats Pericardial Disease more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Brezing treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brezing performs Lung Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Brezing performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brezing treats Lung Cancer more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Brezing treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. Brezing's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Tube Insertion
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Stroke
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopy
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Tracheostomy
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Valvular Stenosis
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Florida Heart and Vascular Care of Broward provides quality cardiovascular services for southern Florida. We offer a variety of services specially catered to your needs.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1983
University of Utah
Residency Hospital
1981
St Lukes-Columbia U
Residency Hospital
1977
St Lukes-Columbia U
Internship Hospital
1975
New York Medical College
Medical School
1983
1981
1977
1975

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Brezing's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brezing

3.3

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
53.84615384615385%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
38.46153846153846%
(5)

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Dr. Brezing's Performance
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  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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I was very pleased with the surgery Dr. Breezing performed. I found out when I went home 5 days later that Dr. Breezing was called out on another surgery as soon as he was done with mine. Whoever he left in charge, dropped the ball and never reported back to my family how the surgery went or even...Read More
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Let's see, set-up appointment on Health Grades for 2:45 pm, HG confirmed date and time, office staff called and stated appt time was 1200 as the Dr. does not see patients in the afternoon. I waited for over 1 hour and 40 minutes to see the doctor. I heard another patient outside my room ask how...Read More
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Never call to tell my sister result of biopsy. No one cared to call to ask how she was doing following surgery. Doctor has no compassion for patient.
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I had a quadruple bypass in Nov 2015. I can honestly say my experience thru the whole procedure was made better because of Dr. Brezing. He and his staff was exceptional. He was so very reassuring to me and my family. His confidence makes you less stressed, there was never any doubt in my mind I...Read More
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Careplus
CareSource
Medicaid
CeltiCare Health
CarePlus
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Dimension Health
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Fortified Provider Network
Freedom Health
Freedom 1st Medicaid SNP
Golden Rule
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Heritage Summit HealthCare
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Magellan Health Services
Medica
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Molina
Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP)
New Directions Behavioral Health
Optimum HealthCare
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
PHCS
Preferred Health Systems
Preferred Health Network
Preferred Health Network EPO
Preferred Health Network PPO
Preferred Healthcare
Preferred Medical Plan
Prime Health Services
RockPort Health Care
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
Medicaid
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Vista Health Plan
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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