Dr. Robert Brightwell, DO

Dr. Robert Brightwell, DO

Vascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(10)
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Dr. Robert Brightwell, DO is a vascular surgery specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1979 and specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.

5131 Beacon Hill Rd Ste 100

Columbus, OH 43228

Contact Information

(614) 544-2576

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vascular Disease
high
more than 82% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
normal
more than 75% of peers

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Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
  • General Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Doctors Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Doctors Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Doctors Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brightwell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brightwell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brightwell to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Brightwell'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Columbus, OH
Dr. Brightwell more than lives up to his excellent reputation! Not only did he perform successful surgeries on me, he noticed something in a chest x-ray and led to successful discovering and beating lung cancer! I feel that he helped so much in saving my life! I do recommend him to everyone!
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in Jackson, OH
Very knowledgeable, confident and trustworthy person that takes time to explain both good and bad od your situation. He offers his opinions and guidance to aide in decision making. Dr. Brightwell performed surgery on myself and I was very pleased with the procedure and his overall treatment.
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in Ashville
Dr. Brightwell is very good at what he does.very understanding with me, easy to talk to. I've been with him for about 20 years. He tells you up front about the procedure. He doesn't like for me to go thru pain. I've never had a problem with him or his staff. Wonderful staff he has.
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