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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

  • 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: 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

Postoperative opioid prescribing practices and the impact of the hydrocodone schedule change.
Tan WH, Feaman S, Milam L, Garber V, McAllister J, Blatnik JA, Brunt LM
Surgery. 2018 Aug 6; pii: S0039-6060(18)30331-3. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.06.018.

PMID:
    30093274
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Synoptic operative reporting for laparoscopic cholecystectomy and pancreaticoduodenectomy: A multi institutional pilot study evaluating completeness and surgeon perceptions.
Deal SB, D'Angelica MI, Hawkins WG, Pucci M, Ujiki M, Brunt LM, Wexner S, Alseidi AA
Am J Surg. 2018 Jun 19; pii: S0002-9610(18)30595-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.06.008.

PMID:
    29937324
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Intraoperative Methadone in Same-Day Ambulatory Surgery: A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Dose-Finding Pilot Study.
Komen H, Brunt LM, Deych E, Blood J, Kharasch ED
Anesth Analg. 2018 May 25; doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003464.

PMID:
    29847382
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Opioid Medication Use in the Surgical Patient: An Assessment of Prescribing Patterns and Use.
Tan WH, Yu J, Feaman S, McAllister JM, Kahan LG, Quasebarth MA, Blatnik JA, Eagon JC, Awad MM, Brunt LM
J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Aug; 227(2)203-211. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2018.04.032.

PMID:
    29746919
    [PubMed - in process]
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Outcome trends and safety measures after 30 years of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review and pooled data analysis.
Pucher PH, Brunt LM, Davies N, Linsk A, Munshi A, Rodriguez HA, Fingerhut A, Fanelli RD, Asbun H, Aggarwal R, SAGES Safe Cholecystectomy Task Force.
Surg Endosc. 2018 May; 32(5)2175-2183. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5974-2.

PMID:
    29556977
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparison of precision and speed in laparoscopic and robot-assisted surgical task performance.
Zihni A, Gerull WD, Cavallo JA, Ge T, Ray S, Chiu J, Brunt LM, Awad MM
J Surg Res. 2018 Mar; 22329-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2017.07.037.

PMID:
    29433882
    [PubMed - in process]
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SAGES's advanced GI/MIS fellowship curriculum pilot project.
Weis JJ, Goldblatt M, Pryor A, Dunkin BJ, Brunt LM, Jones DB, Scott DJ
Surg Endosc. 2018 Jun; 32(6)2613-2619. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6020-8.

PMID:
    29344791
    [PubMed - in process]
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Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration.
Zerey M, Haggerty S, Richardson W, Santos B, Fanelli R, Brunt LM, Stefanidis D
Surg Endosc. 2018 Jun; 32(6)2603-2612. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5991-1.

PMID:
    29273878
    [PubMed - in process]
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Bile duct injury and morbidity following cholecystectomy: a need for improvement.
Barrett M, Asbun HJ, Chien HL, Brunt LM, Telem DA
Surg Endosc. 2018 Apr; 32(4)1683-1688. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5847-8.

PMID:
    28916877
    [PubMed - in process]
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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. 2018 Feb; 32(2)820-830. doi: 10.1007/s00464-017-5749-9.

PMID:
    28733734
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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