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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bruce Garretson is Excellent. Dr. Garretson has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Bruce Garretson, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Vitrectomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Garretson graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Docs (2010)
Best Doctors in America (2013)
Best Doctors in America (2014)
Detroit Hour Magazine's Top Docs (2010)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Garretson has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Beaumont Hospital,Troy 
  • Crittenton Hospital Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Bruce Robert Garretson MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Bruce R. Garretson practice?
Dr. Bruce Garretson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Bruce Garretson practices Ophthalmology near Rochester, MI.
Additional practice locations include: Royal Oak, MI.
See Rochester Ophthalmologists.