Dr. Robert Brightwell, DO

Dr. Robert Brightwell, DO

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Age 64
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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

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana

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Dr. Brightwell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brightwell treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Brightwell treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brightwell treats Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Brightwell treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Venous Insufficiency
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brightwell treats Venous Insufficiency more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Brightwell treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Brightwell's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • General Vascular Surgery

Education

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

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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Brightwell's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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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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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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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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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Doctors Hospital

Columbus, OH