Dr. Rudy Briner, MD

Dr. Rudy Briner, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Rudy Briner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bryan, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from The University Of Texas Med Branch in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

8441 State Highway 47 Ste 4300

Bryan, TX 77807

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Low Back Pain
more than 83% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 80% of peers
more than 78% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • The University Of Texas Med Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Tex Med Br
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • The University Of Texas Med Branch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Rudy Briner, MD
He can make your back much worse. He has a dry manner of communication. Let him make a recommendation or a second opinion because he does know his stuff. DO NOT let him do surgery on you. He is sloppy.
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crippled in Bryan, TX – Mar 04, 2017
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He didn't seem to be very concerned with my symptoms or level of pain I was experiencing. Actually, he didn't seem to care period. This appt was a job interview to me since we are dealing with possible surgery. Arrogance and lack of empathy are two things I can't and won't tolerate. I'll be...Read More
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College Station Tx – Apr 12, 2016
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Took me 3 days to get X Ray results, when they called to give me results they said he wanted to schedule an MRI ! 2&1/2 weeks later they called with an appt. I had already gone to my regular dr got an appt for an MRI & had the MRI done ! They did not care in the least I was in so much pain ! What...Read More
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Brenham Texas – Jan 01, 2016
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