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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Lorain Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Blood Tests
  • Cancer Screening
  • Contraception
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Longitudinal Care Of Adults
  • Medication Management
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Screening and Testing
  • Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
  • Women's Health
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Chest Sounds
  • Abnormal Heart Beats - Women
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Abnormal Kidney Function
  • Abnormal Liver Enzyme Tests
  • Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding
  • Abnormal Pap Smears
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Abscess - Minor
  • Absent Period
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acne
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Adolescent Sexual Health
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Rash
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Gout
  • Ankle Osteoarthritis
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Arm Bulging Muscle
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atypical Chest Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Boils & Carbuncles
  • Breast
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Female Incontinence
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Headaches
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Primary Care
  • Stress and Physical Health
  • Substance Abuse
  • Weight Gain
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About Virginia Brugger, CNP

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, MSN, FNP  2010
Case Western Reserve University, B.A. Biology 2003
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Family Nurse Practitioner
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Additional Training

  • Certification as a Menopause Practitioner, 2019
    Medication Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, 2019

Professional Highlights

  • National Certified Menopause Practitioner, 2019  (North American Menopause Society)
    Primary Care Women's Health Specialist
    Faculty, Transition to Primary Care Practice Program
    Cleveland Clinic Community Care Patient Safety and Quality Committee
    Cleveland Clinic Community Care Adult Clinical Quality Practice Committee
    Manager Advanced Practice Practitioners Lorain Primary Care Service Area
    DEA-X certification in Medication Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
    Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, 2010


  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Specialty Interests

Health Promotion and Wellness, Women's Health, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Diabetes, Obesity, Headaches, Asthma, Smoking Cessation


  • North American Menopause Society
    National Osteoporosis Foundation
    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses
Patient Satisfaction Reviews

39 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

8 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Again Virginia is the best health care provider I ever had!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Virginia deserves a rating of 10. She takes her time listening and cares about my issues I can't imagine seeing another Primary,all of your caregivers should be like her Virginia is very knowledgeable and goes the extra mile to try to solve all my issues

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

Virginia Brugger is fabulous!! She listens and genuinely cares

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

I can not say enough great things about Virginia! She is kind, smart, and so accommodating! She Listens!!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

I love the way Dr. Brugger treated me. She is extremely knowledgeable and put me at ease about my concerns. She explains everything in a way that I can understand.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2022

She was fine.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Virginia is an outstanding provider. My condition is managed well because of her level of care. She enables my health and well-being.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

I love Virginia Bruegger I am elated she is part of my team. She is Extremely Intelligent. I have a huge peace of mind In her Integrity as one of my Main Healthcare providers. She Listens.

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