Profile

Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

70 Ratings
14 Comments
 

Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology, Liver Disease (Chronic), Geriatrics, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-7777
Department: 336-713-7777

Insurance Accepted »

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Kansas, 1978
  • M.D., University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1983
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts Gen Hosp, 1986
  • Fellowship, University of California-San F, 1988

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1437134863
Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

70 Ratings
14 Comments
 

Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.

Associate Professor, Gastroenterology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4621 | Department: 336-713-7777

Recent Publications

Improving hepatitis A and B vaccination rates in an indigent care cinic: a quality improvement study [abstract]. French JB, Bruggen J.. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015;110(Suppl 1):S876.

Dyspnea in a cirrhotic: don't forget about hepatopulmonary syndrome [abstract]. Jones JD, Sigmon L, Bruggen J.. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015;110(Suppl 1):S342.

Designing and implementing a medical student procedures curriculum. Fitch MT, Edmunds S, Bruggen J, Askew K, Jackson J, Manthey DE.. Med Sci Educ. 2014;24(3):325-332.

Endoscopic, radiologic, and manometric features of an incomplete Heller myotomy for achalasia: successful treatment by pneumatic dilation [abstract]. Benson P, Shores N, Bruggen J, Long J.. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008;103(Suppl):S306-S307.

All Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

For a list of earlier publications, visit the Carpenter Library Publication Search.

Associate Professor, Gastroenterology

Clinical Interests

Gastroenterology, Liver Disease (Chronic), Geriatrics, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.

Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.

Associate Professor, Gastroenterology

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.70 Ratings
14 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.3



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

10/21/2016

Always very friendly & caring.

10/11/2016

*Dr. Bruggen is very good at understanding a problem, processing it and giving advice to solving same.

9/25/2016

Dr. Bruggen is approachable, kind, and easy to understand. Gives reasonable and knowledgeable advice and guidance. I would rate him as EXCELLENT

9/6/2016

*Dr. Bruggen explained the procedure very clearly once answered ALL of our "numerous" questions about the procedure.

8/18/2016

I have been seeing *Dr. Bruggen for years and you would not find a more knowledgeable and compassionate physician.

5/27/2016

He is one of the best!

5/3/2016

Very kind and friendly easy to talk to. Has a likeable personality and very professional.

4/26/2016

Dr. Bruggen was very professional. He appeared to be concerned about me and my concerns.

4/14/2016

Outstanding physician. Excellent in every respect. Among the best anywhere.

3/2/2016

*Dr. Bruggen is a great doctor. I feel lucky to have him.

2/29/2016

Dr. Bruggen is one of the very best.

2/9/2016

Easy to talk to about your concerns.

1/22/2016

I would highly recommend *Dr. Bruggen to friends and family. I have always heard good things of him from other patients. He always shows concern, listens to problems and makes sure you understand answers.

1/6/2016

Dr. Bruggen is fantastic.

Quick Reference

Request an Appointment
New Patients

336-716-WAKE
888-716-WAKE

Existing patients may contact the clinic directly.
Find a Doctor Ways to Give
Comprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is RenewedMagnet Hospital RecognitionConsumer Choice2015 Best DoctorsJoint Commission Report

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.

© Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157. All Rights Reserved.