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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bruce Brient is Good. Dr. Brient has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Bruce Brient, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Brient graduated from University of Kansas , Kansas City. He has 3 awards.

American college of surgeons fellow
Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)


Dr. Brient has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Shands at Starke 
  • Shands Hospital at The Univ. of Florida 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Bruce William Brient MD is a male Surgeon, has 46 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Bruce W. Brient practice?
Dr. Bruce Brient has 2 office locations.
Dr. Bruce Brient practices Surgery near Gainesville, FL.
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