Dr. Ross Bremner, MD

Dr. Ross Bremner, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Ross Bremner, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery, lung transplant surgery, and more.

Norton Thoracic Institute

500 W Thomas Rd Ste 500

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CRS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Healthcare Connect
  • HealthChoice
  • Indian Health Service
  • Mercy Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bremner "The Center for Thoracic Disease and Transplantation at the Heart & Lung Institute believes in treating all patients with dignity and respect.Using a multidisciplinary approach, the Center works to diagnose and treat some of the most complex thoracic and esophageal diseases in the Southwest through a team of physicians who provide patients with a plan of care.Patients receive treatment with state-of-the-art technology to ensure a full range of treatment options.We offer treatment and care in accordance with national guidelines."

3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Lung Transplant Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

117  Conditions Treated

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65  Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cricopharyngeal Myotomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic Pacing
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Manometry
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Revision Surgery
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Stenting
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • USC School of Medicine-California
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Southern California School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Usc & Lac Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bremner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bremner's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bremner

4.6

Based on 29 reviews

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Dr. Bremner and his staff have been the greatest medical staff to be cared by. In Sept of 2016 Dr. Bremner, but through sheer diligence and expertise, found a small noggel in my esophagus, which proved to be cancer. Dr. Bremner immediately consulted me and advised me to have an Esophagectomy (...Read More
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Michael T. Smith in Phoenix, AZ – Jun 17, 2018
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Dr Bremner performed life-changing surgery on my esophagus/stomach five years ago. He became adamant that I needed the surgery because the problem was seeding pneumonia. He put me in touch with a patient who had the surgery. All of my questions and concerns were addressed. I now enjoy a wide...Read More
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Lynne in Phoenix, AZ – Apr 23, 2018
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