Dr. Bruce, Durham Bariatrics

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce is a graduate of Niagara University. He completed medical school and residency training at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Upon completion of his surgery residency, Dr. Bruce served in the United States Army. He received additional post-graduate training in advanced laparoscopy, colon, and gastric surgery at the University Institute Louis Pasteur in France and in Hamburg, Germany.
In 2011 along with Dr. Michael Tyner, Dr. Bruce founded Bariatric Specialists of Alamance, the first private weight loss surgery practice in Burlington, NC. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. 

Dr. Bruce performs laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, gastric bypass, and sleeve gastrectomy procedures. In addition, he specializes in advanced laparoscopic and general surgery. Dr. Bruce is the medical director of the Macgregor Sleep Center and Envison NutriCenter which provide patient support services for Bariatric Specialists of NC and Cary Surgical Specialists.

View Dr. Bruce's BSNC profile

State University of New York at Buffalo

Board Certifications:
American Board of Surgery

State University of New York at Buffalo

Post-Graduate Training in Advanced Laparoscopy & General Surgery:
• University Institue Louis Pasteur- France
• Hamburg, Germany

ASMBS (American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery)
ACS (American College of Surgeons)
SLS (Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons)
SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons)
North Carolina Medical Society
American Medical Association
AASM (American Association of Sleep Medicine)
American Hernia Society


See Dr. Bruce for your Chapel Hill bariatrics needs.