Dr. Wayne Brunell, MD

Dr. Wayne Brunell, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Wayne Brunell, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Cambridge, MA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston in 1983 and specializes in psychiatry.

872 Massachusetts Ave Ste 1-4

Cambridge, MA 02139

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Brunell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
more than 25% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 24% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
more than 22% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

6  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Sw Med Sch/Parkland Meml Ho
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brunell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brunell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brunell to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Brunell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He is a very thorough and competent psychiatrist. He did put a lot of thoughts into the selection of my medication and read and reviewed with me all of my past relevant medical records. Frequent check-ins in a year have helped me to adjust medications as needed as circumstances have...more
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Yes, he makes you fill out a questionnaire while you wait for your appointment...every appointment. It's tedious when your answers aren't changing anymore. And he makes you go through an epic questionnaire when you start out but I see these things as an attempt to quantify your problems since his...more
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Look further for your mental healthcare professional. He'll get you medication if thats what you need, but his bedside manner and every other functionality of his office was a nightmare- office was like a shack and unwelcoming, his secretary was aloof, odd and scary. He begged for my money when I...more
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Fundamentally flawed approach to treatment. All based on survey questions - might be great for diagnosing 100 people at a time, but on an individual basis it's not effective, and doesn't inspire confidence.
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