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Faculty Physicians

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

  • Maps & Directions
  • 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: 314-222-6256

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

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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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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Prevention of bile duct injury: the case for incorporating educational theories of expertise.
McKinley SK, Brunt LM, Schwaitzberg SD
Surg Endosc. 2014 Dec; 28(12)3385-91. doi: 10.1007/s00464-014-3605-8.

PMID:
    24939158
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Adrenal myelolipoma: operative indications and outcomes.
Gershuni VM, Bittner JG 4th, Moley JF, Brunt LM
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2014 Jan; 24(1)8-12. doi: 10.1089/lap.2013.0411.

PMID:
    24328509
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Retention of suturing and knot-tying skills in senior medical students after proficiency-based training: Results of a prospective, randomized trial.
Gershuni V, Woodhouse J, Brunt LM
Surgery. 2013 Oct; 154(4)823-9; discussion 829-30. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2013.07.016.

PMID:
    24074421
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multiple rapid swallow responses during esophageal high-resolution manometry reflect esophageal body peristaltic reserve.
Shaker A, Stoikes N, Drapekin J, Kushnir V, Brunt LM, Gyawali CP
Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Nov; 108(11)1706-12. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2013.289.

PMID:
    24019081
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incidence, mechanisms, and outcomes of esophageal and gastric perforation during laparoscopic foregut surgery: a retrospective review of 1,223 foregut cases.
Zhang LP, Chang R, Matthews BD, Awad M, Meyers B, Eagon JC, Brunt LM
Surg Endosc. 2014 Jan; 28(1)85-90. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3167-1.

PMID:
    24013468
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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SAGES Guidelines for minimally invasive treatment of adrenal pathology.
Brunt LM
Surg Endosc. 2013 Nov; 27(11)3957-9. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3168-0.

PMID:
    23996338
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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SAGES video classics.
Brunt LM
Surg Endosc. 2013 Dec; 27(12)4581-8. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3131-0.

PMID:
    23996330
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rationale for the fundamental use of surgical Energy™ (FUSE) curriculum assessment: focus on safety.
Feldman LS, Brunt LM, Fuchshuber P, Jones DB, Jones SB, Mischna J, Munro MG, Rozner MA, Schwaitzberg SD, SAGES FUSE™ Committee
Surg Endosc. 2013 Nov; 27(11)4054-9. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3059-4.

PMID:
    23860606
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hybrid ventral hernia repair: technique and results.
Stoikes N, Quasebarth M, Brunt LM
Hernia. 2013 Oct; 17(5)627-32. doi: 10.1007/s10029-013-1092-9.

PMID:
    23657859
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk factors affecting operative approach, conversion, and morbidity for adrenalectomy: a single-institution series of 402 patients.
Bittner JG 4th, Gershuni VM, Matthews BD, Moley JF, Brunt LM
Surg Endosc. 2013 Jul; 27(7)2342-50. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-2789-7.

PMID:
    23404146
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Commentary on "Incisional hernia rate may increase after single-port cholecystectomy".
Brunt LM
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2012 Oct; 22(8)738-9. doi: 10.1089/lap.2012.9991.

PMID:
    23039700
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes of resection of extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas/paragangliomas in the laparoscopic era: a comparison with adrenal pheochromocytoma.
Goers TA, Abdo M, Moley JF, Matthews BD, Quasebarth M, Brunt LM
Surg Endosc. 2013 Feb; 27(2)428-33. doi: 10.1007/s00464-012-2451-9.

PMID:
    22936431
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Commentary on "Cystic duct leaks after laparoendoscopic single-site cholecystectomy": a word of caution.
Brunt LM
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2012 Jul-Aug; 22(6)538. doi: 10.1089/lap.2012.9993.

PMID:
    22812574
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The value of multiple rapid swallows during preoperative esophageal manometry before laparoscopic antireflux surgery.
Stoikes N, Drapekin J, Kushnir V, Shaker A, Brunt LM, Gyawali CP
Surg Endosc. 2012 Dec; 26(12)3401-7. doi: 10.1007/s00464-012-2350-0.

PMID:
    22648115
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation and management of adrenal incidentaloma.
Bittner JG 4th, Brunt LM
J Surg Oncol. 2012 Oct 1; 106(5)557-64. doi: 10.1002/jso.23161.

PMID:
    22623268
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair: defining long-term clinical and anatomic outcomes.
Oelschlager BK, Petersen RP, Brunt LM, Soper NJ, Sheppard BC, Mitsumori L, Rohrmann C, Swanstrom LL, Pellegrini CA
J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Mar; 16(3)453-9. doi: 10.1007/s11605-011-1743-z.

PMID:
    22215243
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Year one outcomes assessment of a masters suturing and knot-tying program for surgical interns.
Schill M, Tiemann D, Klingensmith ME, Brunt LM
J Surg Educ. 2011 Nov-Dec; 68(6)526-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2011.04.005.

PMID:
    22000540
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of laparoscopic skills performance between single-site access (SSA) devices and an independent-port SSA approach.
Schill MR, Varela JE, Frisella MM, Brunt LM
Surg Endosc. 2012 Mar; 26(3)714-21. doi: 10.1007/s00464-011-1941-5.

PMID:
    21993938
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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