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

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

78 Ratings
13 Comments
 

Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

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

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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

NPI Number

  • 1437134863
Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

78 Ratings
13 Comments
 

Joel T. Bruggen, M.D.

Associate Professor, Gastroenterology

Contact Information

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

Recent Publications

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

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

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

Benson P, Shores N, Bruggen J, Long J. Endoscopic, radiologic, and manometric features of an incomplete Heller myotomy for achalasia: successful treatment by pneumatic dilation [abstract]. 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, Geriatrics, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Liver Disease (Chronic)
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.78 Ratings
13 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.

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.

12/1/2015

I have always had excellent care from *Dr. Joel Bruggen & his whole staff.

10/31/2015

Most of my time was spent with the doctor

8/31/2015

Dr Bruggen takes time to look at patient and discuss medical situation on face to face basis. He is caring and thorough. I cannot say enough positive about him - in today's medical world he is a rarity and I am very appreciative to be his patient.

8/24/2015

Very friendly, makes you feel relaxed and confident that he knows what he's doing.

7/8/2015

I feel very comfortable with my doctor. He explains everything so I can understand & I feel like his is concerned about my condition.

7/8/2015

*Dr. Bruggen thoughtfully ask if transportation is a problem for me to return in 6 months. It is. So he said I can return when I have a need. VERY kind!

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