Brano Djenic, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Brano Djenic, MD, FACS, FASCRS, is a double board-certified and fellowship trained colon and rectal surgeon serving the city of San Antonio. A war refugee from former Yugoslavia, Dr. Djenic grew up in the San Antonio community, where he completed high school, college, and the received his medical education at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. During medical school, he spent time volunteering at numerous shelters and medical mission trips in South Texas as well as across Eastern Europe. 

Dr. Djenic completed a residency in general surgery at Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix, Arizona, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Djenic then completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Indiana University, focusing on a broad spectrum of treatments for colorectal and anal disorders using minimally invasive techniques, traditional operations, office-based and outpatient procedures.

He is part of the Texas Colon and Rectal Surgeons team in San Antonio, along with four other colon and rectal surgeons, the Texas Oncology–San Antonio multidisciplinary team, comprised of highly specialized medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, geneticists, gynecologic oncologists, hepatobiliary (liver and pancreas surgeon), thoracic surgeons, and surgical/breast oncologists. He works closely with local gastroenterologists, gynecologists, internists, and primary care providers to provide individualized, evidence-based, and compassionate care to each patient.

As a former surgical patient with a family history of colon cancer, Dr. Djenic prioritizes patient education and autonomy, interpersonal communication, and providing individualized, compassionate care to each of his patients.

In joining Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists, Dr. Djenic looks forward to collaborating with a variety of highly specialized medical professionals, bringing comprehensive cancer care to colorectal patients across San Antonio and surrounding communities.


Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Colon and Rectal Surgery


Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists–San Antonio Downtown
1200 Brooklyn Ave., Suite 115
San Antonio, Texas 78212
Phone: 210-614-0880
Fax: 210-615-0258

Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists–San Antonio Northeast
2130 NE Loop 410, Suite 100
San Antonio, Texas 78217
Phone: 210-614-0880
Fax: 210-615-0258

Spoken Languages



  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Indiana University
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Residency in General Surgery
    Maricopa Integrated Health System
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Medical Doctorate
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    San Antonio, TX

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Best Surgical Resident of the Year, 2016 and 2017
  • Bexar County Medical Society
  • HonorHealth Acute Care Surgery Award for Chief Resident of the Year, 2017
  • Texas Medical Association

Surgery Locations

  • Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant
  • Methodist Hospital
  • St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital
  • Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Center – Medical Center
  • Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Center – North Central
  • Baptist Medical Center
  • CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Medical Center
  • CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital – Westover Hills
  • Methodist Hospital Stone Oak
  • Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
  • Mission Trail Baptist Hospital
  • Northeast Baptist Hospital


  • Avoiding Emergent Surgery: Phenol Sclerotherapy for Acute Inpatient Hemorrhoidal Bleeding. Annual Scientific Meeting in Los Angeles, CA
  • Efficacy and Safety of Endoscopic Mucosal Resection in the Management of Colonic Polyps. Poster presentation Las Vegas, NV
  • American College of Gastroenterology, 2012
  • Factors which Affect Surgical Management of Breast Cancer in an Underinsured, Safety Net Population
  • Surgery, 2015
  • Factors which Affect the Use of Lumpectomy and Mastectomy in an Underinsured, Safety Net Hospital Population
  • The American Journal of Surgery, 2014
  • Military-Trained Versus Civilian Trained Parachuting Injuries
  • The Internet Journal of Surgery, 2017
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery and Beyond: A Large, Singe-Surgeon Comparison Study Between Robotic and Laparoscopic Colorectal Resection to Evaluate and Define the Role and Application of New Technology
  • Open Access Journal of Surgery, 2017
  • Nitazoxanide Is Efficacious in the Treatment of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2012
  • Patient Related Factors Associated with Rate of Missed Appointments
  • Medical Care and Research Review, 2016
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 2016
  • Perineal Proctectomy, Levatoroplasty and Anal Encirclement Using Biologic Mesh (Bio-Thiersch). First Place Video Presentation OVSCRSannual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN
  • Ohio Valley Society of Colorectal Surgery, 2018
  • Rectal Prolapse Recurrence Following Ventral Mesh Rectopexy Can Be Minimized if Anterior Compartment Defects Are Thoroughly Evaluated and Treated. First Place Podium Presentation OVSCRS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, IN
  • Ohio Valley Society of Colorectal Surgery, 2018
  • Rectal Prolapse Recurrence Following Ventral Mesh Rectopexy Can Be Minimized if Anterior Compartment Defects are Thoroughly Evaluated and Treated. Podium presentation annual scientific meeting in Nashville, TN
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 2018
  • Solitary Liver Metastasis from Follicular Variant Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Case Report and Literature Review
  • International Journal of Surgery, 2014
  • The Benefit of Preoperative Chemotherapy in an Underinsured Hispanic Population with Poor Use of Screening Mammography
  • San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, 2015
  • Treatment of Obstructive Sigmoid Fecaloma with Coca-Cola Enemas in an Adult Patients. Poster presentation at the annual scientific meeting in Nashville, TN
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, 2018



  • Anal cancer
  • Anal fissures
  • Anal fistulae
  • Anorectal disease (HPV, levator ani syndrome, skin tags, anal warts, lichen sclerosis, etc.)
  • Bloating, early satiety, gastritis, anemia
  • Colon cancer
  • Colon polyps
  • Colonic dysmotility and inertia
  • Colonic strictures
  • Constipation  
  • Crohn's disease    
  • Diverticulitis  
  • Fecal incontinence   
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV and anal dysplasia 
  • Ileostomy/colostomy malfunction, bleeding and prolapse
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Lynch syndrome    
  • Parastomal hernias    
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction (defecatory disorder) 
  • Perineal trauma
  • Perirectal abscesses 
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Polyposis syndrome  
  • Pouchitis
  • Pruritus ani
  • Rectal bleeding, lower GI bleeding
  • Rectal cancer  
  • Rectal pain
  • Rectal prolapse   
  • Rectocele      
  • Recurrent C. diff colitis, toxic megacolon      
  • Thrombosed hemorrhoids      
  • Ulcerative colitis    
  • Vaginal agenesis     
  • Vaginal and recto-vaginal fistula


  • Anal manometry
  • Anal sphincter chemodenervation/BOTOX® treatment of fissures
  • Colostomy and ileostomy reversal surgery
  • Colonoscopy, screening and therapeutic
  • Endorectal ultrasound
  • Excision of skin tags
  • Fecal transplant for refractory c. diff colitis
  • Fistulotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileoanal anastomosis (J-pouch) surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery for small bowel, colon and rectal resections (benign and malignant)
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Trans-anal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) and trans-anal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM)
  • Robotic surgery
  • SILS (single incision laparoscopic surgery)
  • Pelvic floor evaluation, therapy and biofeedback
  • Pilonidal cystectomy
  • Sacral nerve stimulation for fecal incontinence
  • Screening upper endoscopy/esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Sphincterotomy and LIFT procedure
  • Sphincter-preserving rectal cancer surgery
  • Virtual colonoscopy

Community Service

  • Frontera de Salud
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Student-Run Clinic

Other Information

Dr. Djenic enjoys traveling, playing soccer, attending local sporting events and various outdoor activities with his wife and two kids.


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