Fred H. Brennan, Jr DO

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Fred H. Brennan, Jr DO
4.9/5 (88 ratings)
  • Podcasts
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    Baycare HealthChat

    Common Injuries in Active Adults
    July 15, 2020

    Fred H. Brennan Jr. DO, FAOASM, FAAFP, FACSM, FAMSSM discusses common injuries in active adults. Learn more about BayCare’s primary care services

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    Baycare HealthChat

    Exercising Safely in the Heat
    September 28, 2021

    Dr. Fred H. Brennan Jr. explains how to exercise safely outdoors in the heat.

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    Baycare HealthChat

    Techniques for Balancing Work-Life and Exercise
    October 20, 2021

    Dr. Fred H. Brennan Jr. shares how to balance work, life, and exercise.

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    BayCare HealthChat

    At-Home Exercise Tips
    April 06, 2022

    Dr. Fred Brennan, Jr., a family and sports medicine physician with BayCare, discusses how to stay active while working at home and shares some at-home exercise tips so you can stay motivated.

  • Affiliations
    • BayCare Medical Group
    • BayCare Physician Partners
    • BayCare Physician Partners ACO
    • Mease Countryside Hospital
    • Mease Dunedin Hospital
    • Morton Plant Hospital
  • Board Certifications
    • AB Family Medicine - Family Medicine
    • AB Family Medicine (Sports Medicine)
  • Gender
    • Male
  • Insurances Accepted
    We Accept the Following Insurances
  • Patient Reviews

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    4.9/5 Overall Rating
    Provider Explained Things Clearly 4.9/5
    Provider Listened Carefully 4.9/5
    Provider Was Easy To Understand 4.9/5
    Provider Knew Medical History 4.8/5
    Provider Showed Respect 4.9/5
    Provider Spent Enough Time 4.9/5
    Rate Your Provider 0-10 4.8/5
    88 Reviews, 23 Comments
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    6/24/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Excellent care.
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    6/3/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Dr Brennan spends the necessary time for my questions during the visit.
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    5/20/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    I feel better than I have in many years. Very pleased with care and recommendations.
    5/5
    5/18/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    Since Im a nurse I really enjoy the fact that there was a resident in the room with a physician that I saw the cost with his explanation to the resident I understood everything and got a better understanding what is going on because I heard the medical explanation to a resident
    4.3/5
    4/13/2022 | BayCare Verified Patient
    They wiggled a needle in the knee trying to find the right spot. Had to do it twice. Shot didnt help a thing only made it sorer.
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  • Doctor Bio
    • Dr. Fred Brennan is board certified in family medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree in biochemistry/microbiology from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. Dr. Brennan continued his medical education by completing a family medicine residency at Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He then completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at The Toledo Hospital’s Northwest Ohio Center for Sports Medicine in Toledo, Ohio. Dr. Brennan knew from a young age that he wanted to become a physician. All through college and for the first two years of medical school he was determined to become an orthopedic surgeon. After spending two months as a medical student with a family medicine residency program he was so impressed with their breath of knowledge and scope of practice that he changed his mind and decided to pursue family and sports medicine. He has never looked back. Dr. Brennan is a former Division 1 college football player, a two-time Boston Marathon finisher, and an Ironman Triathlon World Championship finisher. He is a Chief Medical Officer at the Boston Marathon and the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii. For ten years he was the Head Team Physician for the University of New Hampshire before moving to Florida in 2017. He served over 20 years in the military and retired as a lieutenant colonel having received a Bronze Star Medal as an ER physician in Baghdad Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He earned an additional 25 medals while serving his country. Dr. Brennan is an accomplished author, having contributed numerous peer-reviewed articles in family and sports medicine, for such publications in UpToDate, Current Sports Medicine Reports, and the American Family Physician. Dr. Brennan is certified in advanced cardiac life support, and an instructor in Advanced Trauma Life Support. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine and certified in sports medicine (CAQ) with the American Board of Family Medicine. He currently serves as a team physician for the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the MLB Toronto Blue Jays. Dr. Brennan enjoys boating with his children and wife, music, skiing, and hiking. He also enjoys running and competing in triathlons.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Residency
    • Albany Medical Center Hospital
  • Specialties
    • Family Medicine
    • Sports Medicine
  • Education
    • The Toledo Hospital
    • University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Turley Family Health Center

807 N Myrtle Ave
Clearwater, FL 33755