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Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO

Nephrology*
5.0 (10)
Map Pin Small Fort Lauderdale, FL
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO

Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO is a Nephrology Specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. They specialize in Nephrology, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Nephrology. They graduated from University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital. Dr. Bourassa, completed a residency at Brown Univ/ Rhode Island Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Bourassa an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Bourassa works at Practice in Fort Lauderdale, FL with other offices in Oakland Park, FL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Bourassa's Office Locations

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    407 SE 9th St Ste 103, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (561) 368-0235
  2. 2
    Fort Lauderdale Dixie Dialysis
    1299 E Commercial Blvd Ste 100, Oakland Park, FL 33334 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (954) 776-6056

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  • Holy Cross Hospital

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    About Dr. Brenda Bourassa, DO

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1184726978
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Brown Univ/ Rhode Island Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Nephrology
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