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Dr. Brian Mendoza Bruel MD is a male Physical Medicine/Rehab Specialist, has 9 years of experience and practices in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.
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Dr. Brian Bruel has 3 office locations.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian Bruel is Excellent. Dr. Bruel has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Brian Bruel, MD is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Pain Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Bruel graduated from University Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Quezon. He has 2 awards.

Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year (2006) Oliver A. Smith Resident Achievement Award (2006) Ed and Ursula Krusen Award for Best Resident Research Presentation (2005)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Physiatry, Astrodome, Houston, TX


Dr. Bruel has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • CHRISTUS St Catherine Health & Wellness 
  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Bruel accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 8 plans
  • United Healthcare - 14 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 2 plans


  • Tagalog

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Brian M. Bruel practice?
Dr. Brian Bruel practices Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine near Houston, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Dallas, TX.
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