Dr. Robert Brimmer, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
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Dr. Robert Brimmer, MD
Dr. Robert Brimmer, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Cedar Rapids, IA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Brimmer is affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital.

202 10th St SE Ste 290

Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Contact Information

(319) 362-5118

Dr. Robert Brimmer, MD

Dr. Robert Brimmer, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Care Philosophy

Surgery provides the opportunity to apply innovative as well as traditional methods of treatment to serious, and occasionally life threatening conditions. I'm honored that patients trust me with their care. I'll strive to discuss the options and potential problems associated with their care before undertaking action. Unique treatments for breast cancer including remodeling the breast tissue after lumpectomy and intraoperative radiation therapy with powerful electrons (unique in Iowa!)
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Dr. Brimmer's Experience

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Brimmer does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Mastodynia
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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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

  • University Of South Dakota
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Mo Columbia School Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Mo Columbia School Med Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • School Of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Brimmer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Brimmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brimmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brimmer to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Brimmer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • 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
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Dr. Brimmer accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers Plus POS
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Navigate HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

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Hospitals where Dr. Brimmer has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Hospital
1026 A Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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