Denise K. Bruckerhoff, DO
Internist1788 F.M. 157 North 103 Mansfield TX, 76063
Dr. Denise Bruckerhoff is an internist practicing in Mansfield, TX. Dr. Bruckerhoff specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Bruckerhoff provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
Education and Training
Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences - College of Osteopathic Medicine 2006
American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine
Denise K. Bruckerhoff, DO's Expert Contributions
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Denise K. Bruckerhoff, DO's Practice location
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Dr. Bruckerhoff is a Doctor of Osteopathy and a board-certified internist. She currently serves patients in Mansfield Texas and the surrounding areas of Midlothian, Waxahachie, Arlington, and Cedar Hill. At Dr. Bruckerhoff’s practice, Bruckerhoff Internal Medicine Associates, she offers expert, compassionate, comprehensive medical care. She is committed to improving her patient’s quality of life by promoting healthy lifestyle choices and individual treatment options for chronic diseases and ailments.
“My goal as a physician is to build relationships and trust with each of my patients. I enjoy discovering the underlying causes of their problems and developing effective treatment plans that are specific to their health. I want to improve my patient’s quality of life by providing top-notch, compassionate care, and help them navigate the different healthcare options available, because in a medical setting there is never a one size fits all solution,'” as stated by Dr. Bruckerhoff.
Dr. Bruckerhoff is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Osteopathic Internal Medicine (ABOIM). The ABOIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Dr. Bruckerhoff earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in 2006. She then went on to complete her internship and residency at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth in 2007 and 2009, respectively.
After completing her medical training, Dr. Bruckerhoff spent seven years managing the care of patients in a variety of settings, including acute and long-term hospital care, acute rehabilitation, nursing homes, hospice, independent and assisted living facilities, and home care . She then joined a corporate group where she managed clinic patients for nearly three years.
Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall wellbeing. “I enjoy coordinating patient care and tying all the pieces together, but most of all, I enjoy seeing my patients improve,” as stated by Dr. Bruckerhoff.
Dr. Bruckerhoff currently lives in Cedar Hill with her family. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, exercising, running, cooking, and watching college sports. She and her husband especially enjoy CrossFit.
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