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L. Michael Brunt, MD

Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Specialty Areas

Hiatal Hernia
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Endocrine Surgery
Oncologic Surgery

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis

Areas of Clinical Interest

Laparoscopic surgery, hernia surgery, endocrine cancer surgery, parathyroid, adrenal, spleen, hiatal hernia repair, gallbladder, complex gallbladder, athletic hernia, basic and advanced laparoscopic surgery, including gallbladder, hiatal hernia, solid organ, gastric resections

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-454-8877
Fax: 877-991-4780

Education

Education

Residency: General Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1987
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland 1980
B.A.: University of Mississippi 1976

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Bile duct injury and morbidity following cholecystectomy: a need for improvement.
Barrett M, Asbun HJ, Chien HL, Brunt LM, Telem DA
Surg Endosc. 2017 Sep 15; doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5847-8.

PMID:
    28916877
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Combined in vivo and ex vivo analysis of mesh mechanics in a porcine hernia model.
Kahan LG, Lake SP, McAllister JM, Tan WH, Yu J, Thompson D Jr, Brunt LM, Blatnik JA
Surg Endosc. 2017 Jul 21; doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5749-9.

PMID:
    28733734
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Development of a multimedia tutorial to educate how to assess the critical view of safety in laparoscopic cholecystectomy using expert review and crowd-sourcing.
Deal SB, Stefanidis D, Brunt LM, Alseidi A
Am J Surg. 2017 May; 213(5)988-990. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.03.023.

PMID:
    28363344
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Difficult Gallbladder: A Safe Approach to a Dangerous Problem.
Santos BF, Brunt LM, Pucci MJ
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 Jun; 27(6)571-578. doi: 10.1089/lap.2017.0038.

PMID:
    28350258
    [PubMed - in process]
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Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE): An Essential Educational Program for Operating Room Safety.
Jones SB, Munro MG, Feldman LS, Robinson TN, Brunt LM, Schwaitzberg SD, Jones DB, Fuchshuber PR
Perm J. 2017; 21doi: 10.7812/TPP/16-050.

PMID:
    28333609
    [PubMed]
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Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE): An Essential Educational Program for Operating Room Safety.
Jones SB, Munro MG, Feldman LS, Robinson TN, Brunt LM, Schwaitzberg SD, Jones DB, Fuchshuber PR
Perm J. 2017; 21pii: 16-050. doi: 10.7812/TPP/16-050.

PMID:
    28241913
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Critical View of Safety: Why It Is Not the Only Method of Ductal Identification Within the Standard of Care in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.
Strasberg SM, Brunt LM
Ann Surg. 2017 Mar; 265(3)464-465. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002054.

PMID:
    27763898
    [PubMed - in process]
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Safety First, Total Cholecystectomy Second.
Pucci MJ, Brunt LM, Deziel DJ
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Sep; 223(3)543-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.06.005.

PMID:
    27569667
    [PubMed - in process]
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Hernia Management in the Athlete.
Brunt LM
Adv Surg. 2016 Sep; 50(1)187-202. doi: 10.1016/j.yasu.2016.03.014.

PMID:
    27520872
    [PubMed - in process]
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Commentary on Hand Laterality and Acquired Ambidexterity in Surgical Training.
Brunt LM, Warner BW
Ann Surg. 2016 Dec; 264(6)e20.

PMID:
    27501178
    [PubMed - in process]
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Perioperative Opioids and Public Health.
Kharasch ED, Brunt LM
Anesthesiology. 2016 Apr; 124(4)960-5. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001012.

PMID:
    26808634
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Safe energy use in the operating room.
Jones DB, Brunt LM, Feldman LS, Mikami DJ, Robinson TN, Jones SB
Curr Probl Surg. 2015 Nov; 52(11)447-68. doi: 10.1067/j.cpsurg.2015.08.004.

PMID:
    26616109
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Subtotal Cholecystectomy-"Fenestrating" vs "Reconstituting" Subtypes and the Prevention of Bile Duct Injury: Definition of the Optimal Procedure in Difficult Operative Conditions.
Strasberg SM, Pucci MJ, Brunt LM, Deziel DJ
J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jan; 222(1)89-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.09.019.

PMID:
    26521077
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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SAGES presidential address: a SAGES Magical Mystery Tour.
Brunt LM
Surg Endosc. 2015 Dec; 29(12)3423-31. doi: 10.1007/s00464-015-4524-z.

PMID:
    26416375
    [PubMed]
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Cost variation in a laparoscopic cholecystectomy and the association with outcomes across a single health system: implications for standardization and improved resource utilization.
Brauer DG, Hawkins WG, Strasberg SM, Brunt LM, Jaques DP, Mercurio NR, Hall BL, Fields RC
HPB (Oxford). 2015 Dec; 17(12)1113-8. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12500.

PMID:
    26345351
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes of a proficiency-based skills curriculum at the beginning of the fourth year for senior medical students entering surgery.
Wade TJ, Lorbeer K, Awad MM, Woodhouse J, DeClue A, Brunt LM
Surgery. 2015 Oct; 158(4)962-9; discussion 969-71. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.07.005.

PMID:
    26283204
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE): Closing a Gap in Medical Education.
Fuchshuber PR, Robinson TN, Feldman LS, Brunt LM, Madani A, Jones SB, Rozner MA, Munro MG, Mishna J, Schwaitzberg SD, Jones DB
Ann Surg. 2015 Jul; 262(1)20-2. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001256.

PMID:
    26057558
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identifying Opportunities for Virtual Reality Simulation in Surgical Education: A Review of the Proceedings from the Innovation, Design, and Emerging Alliances in Surgery (IDEAS) Conference: VR Surgery.
Olasky J, Sankaranarayanan G, Seymour NE, Magee JH, Enquobahrie A, Lin MC, Aggarwal R, Brunt LM, Schwaitzberg SD, Cao CG, De S, Jones DB
Surg Innov. 2015 Oct; 22(5)514-21. doi: 10.1177/1553350615583559.

PMID:
    25925424
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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SAGES expert Delphi consensus: critical factors for safe surgical practice in laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Pucher PH, Brunt LM, Fanelli RD, Asbun HJ, Aggarwal R
Surg Endosc. 2015 Nov; 29(11)3074-85. doi: 10.1007/s00464-015-4079-z.

PMID:
    25669635
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Celebrating a decade of innovation in surgical education.
Brunt LM
Bull Am Coll Surg. 2014 Nov; 99(11)10-5.

PMID:
    25509221
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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