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Dr. Brian D Shames, MD

Dr. Brian D Shames, MD

Surgeon, Transplant Surgeon

23 Years of Experience

Accepting patients

    Overview

    Dr. Brian Shames, MD is a Surgeon, who primarily practices in Hartford, CT with 1 additional practice location. He has been practicing for over 23 years and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Surgery. Dr. Shames graduated from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed his residency at Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, General Surgery. Dr. Shames is fluent in English and is currently seeing new patients. Dr. Shames’s practice accepts UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, Medicare, Bravo Health, Humana Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), Aetna and other major insurance plans. To book an appointment or to confirm insurance options, please call Dr. Shames’s office at (860) 696-2030.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Surgeon

    Transplant Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, General Surgery (Residency)

    University Co (Residency)

    University of Colorado Denver Affiliated Hospitals (Residency)

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, NIH Research Fellow Department of Surgery (Fellowship)

    University of Wisconsin, Madison, Transplant Research Fellow Department of Surgery (Fellowship)

    University of Wisconsin, Madison, Clinical Transplant Fellow Department of Surgery (Fellowship)

    University of Colorado Program A (Residency)

    Other Degree - University Of Ct Sch Of Med- Farmington Ct

    Other Degree - University Of Ct Sch Of Medicine

    Medical Degree - University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by a Surgeon, like Dr. Brian Shames, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Surgeon, like Dr. Brian Shames, may include:

    Surgical Consultation, Surgery, Neurosurgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Surgery Consultation, Pediatric Pre-Surgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Laparoscopic Surgery Consultation, Gallbladder Removal / Cholecystectomy, Appendicitis / Appendectomy, Eyelid Surgery / Blepharoplasty, Brain Tumor Evaluation, Brain Aneurysm Treatment, Stroke Treatment (Acute), Refractive Lens Exchange, Brain Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Surgery Follow Up, Neurosurgery Follow Up, Pre-Surgery Follow Up, Surgical Follow Up, Pediatric Pre-Surgery Follow Up, Laparoscopic Surgery Follow Up, Neuro-Oncology Consultation, Surgery Second Opinion, Wrist Arthroscopy, Endoscopic Eyebrow Elevation, Forehead Correction, Hand & Microsurgery Specialist Consultation, Hand & Microsurgery Specialist Follow Up, Head & Neck Surgery, Pelvic Surgery, Ptosis Repair, Central Line Placement, Gender Confirmation Surgery, Cerebral Shunt, Surgical Infections, Tube Thoracotomy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Amputation, Limb Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mastectomy, Upper Extremity Tendon Repair, Toe-to-Thumb Transplant, Upper Extremity Nerve Repair, Upper Extremity Joint Replacement, Upper Extremity Amputation, Reflux Surgery, Spleen Surgery, Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) Surgery, YAG Laser Procedure, Colon Surgery, Distal Pancreatectomy, Splenectomy, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Orthopedic Follow Up (Hand), Orthopedic Consultation (Hand), Cranial Bypass, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), Esophageal Surgery, Gastrectomy, Laparoscopy, Lymph Node Biopsy, Pancreatic Surgery, Paraesophageal Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer Screening, Whipple Procedure, Hepatic Surgery, Complex Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laparoscopy Consultation, Minimally Invasive Surgery Consultation, Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation (MSA), Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Pyloromyotomy, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) and Small Bowel Resection

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Shames' office.

    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Bravo Health

    • Cigna

    • Humana Health

    • Medicare

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Locations

    Practice At 85 Seymour St Suite 301

    85 Seymour St

    Suite 301

    Hartford, CT 06106

    (860) 696-2030

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    Brian Shames

    263 Farmington Ave

    Transplant Surgery

    Farmington, CT 06030

    (860) 679-8080

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    Recognitions

    Awards

    Best Oral Presentation by a New AAS Member AAS

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Brian Shames accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Brian Shames is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Brian Shames offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Shames's office at (860) 696-2030 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Brian Shames offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Shames's office at (860) 696-2030 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Brian Shames speak?

    Dr. Brian Shames speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Brian Shames have?

    Dr. Brian Shames is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

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