Dr. Steven E. Brooks, MD

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Dr. Steven E. Brooks, MD

Trauma Surgery | Male

(806) 743-3150

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Dr. Brooks is committed to providing optimal care for the injured or acute surgical patient in the emergency department, trauma...Read more

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Steven Brooks, MD is board certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He completed fellowship training at...Read more

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Specialties

  • Trauma Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Burn Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Rib Fracture
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Traumatic Shock
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    American University Of The Caribbean / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 2011

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Vanderbilt University Med Ctr

    Completed in 2013

  • Undergraduate School
    Occidental College

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Trauma Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Brooks says...

Steven Brooks, MD is board certified in both General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.  He completed fellowship training at Vanderbilt University in Acute Care Surgery (Trauma Surgery, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care). 

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Dr. Brooks' Care Philosophy

Dr. Brooks is committed to providing optimal care for the injured or acute surgical patient in the emergency department, trauma bay, operating room and Trauma Surgical ICU.