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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

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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

Safe Cholecystectomy Multi-society Practice Guideline and State of the Art Consensus Conference on Prevention of Bile Duct Injury During Cholecystectomy.
Brunt LM, Deziel DJ, Telem DA, Strasberg SM, Aggarwal R, Asbun H, Bonjer J, McDonald M, Alseidi A, Ujiki M, Riall TS, Hammill C, Moulton CA, Pucher PH, Parks RW, Ansari MT, Connor S, Dirks RC, Anderson B, Altieri MS, Tsamalaidze L, Stefanidis D, and the Prevention of Bile Duct Injury Consensus Work Group.
Ann Surg. 2020 May 12; doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003791.

PMID:
    32404658
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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SAGES masters program: determining the seminal articles for each pathway.
Stefanidis D, Schultz L, Bostian S, Sylla P, Pauli EM, Oleynikov D, Kurian M, Khaitan L, Cripps MW, Bachman S, Alseidi A, Brunt LM, Asbun H, Jones DB
Surg Endosc. 2020 Apr; 34(4)1465-1481. doi: 10.1007/s00464-020-07392-z.

PMID:
    32052149
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reply.
Hasak S, Brunt LM, Wang D, Gyawali CP
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Jun; 18(7)1646-1647. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2020.01.002.

PMID:
    31927108
    [PubMed - in process]
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A producer survey of knowledge and practises on gastrointestinal nematode control within the Australian goat industry.
Brunt LM, Rast L, Hernandez-Jover M, Brockwell YM, Woodgate RG
Vet Parasitol Reg Stud Reports. 2019 Dec; 18100325. doi: 10.1016/j.vprsr.2019.100325.

PMID:
    31796185
    [PubMed - in process]
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Perceptions of Surgery Residents About Parental Leave During Training.
Altieri MS, Salles A, Bevilacqua LA, Brunt LM, Mellinger JD, Gooch JC, Pryor AD
JAMA Surg. 2019 Oct 1; 154(10)952-958. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2985.

PMID:
    31389989
    [PubMed - in process]
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Early cholecystectomy (< 72 h) is associated with lower rate of complications and bile duct injury: a study of 109,862 cholecystectomies in the state of New York.
Altieri MS, Brunt LM, Yang J, Zhu C, Talamini MA, Pryor AD
Surg Endosc. 2019 Aug 2; doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07049-6.

PMID:
    31376010
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Early cholecystectomy (≤ 8 weeks) following percutaneous cholecystostomy tube placement is associated with higher morbidity.
Altieri MS, Yang J, Yin D, Brunt LM, Talamini MA, Pryor AD
Surg Endosc. 2019 Aug 1; doi: 10.1007/s00464-019-07050-z.

PMID:
    31372890
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Elimination of Bile Duct Injury in Cholecystectomy.
Altieri MS, Brunt LM
Adv Surg. 2019 Sep; 53145-160. doi: 10.1016/j.yasu.2019.04.018.

PMID:
    31327443
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With Postfundoplication Dysphagia.
Hasak S, Brunt LM, Wang D, Gyawali CP
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Sep; 17(10)1982-1990. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.10.020.

PMID:
    30342262
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 Oct; 164(4)879-886. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.06.018.

PMID:
    30093274
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Nov; 216(5)935-940. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.06.008.

PMID:
    29937324
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2019 Apr; 128(4)802-810. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003464.

PMID:
    29847382
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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