Leader in Medicine

Lena Bruce


The American Health Council has warmly welcomed Dr. Lena Bruce, M.D., as “Best in Medicine.” Fulfilling her role as a Sole Proprietor in the healthcare industry for over 27 years, Dr. Bruce is an expert in the field of Family Medicine and continues to show a remarkable drive to continue learning and sharing her knowledge.

Throughout her entire life, Dr. Bruce has enjoyed helping those in need, from strangers, to animals, to family. Due to this passion, Dr. Bruce decided to attend the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and study for her M.D. in Family Medicine, successfully graduating in 1988.

Dr. Bruce has been serving in her current role as a Sole Proprietor for 27 years at Lena R Bruce, MD – Family Practice & Santa Fe Weight Loss. With just under three decades of experience in family medicine, Dr. Bruce has established a solid reputation for treating her patients with compassion and expertise. Dr. Bruce has over a decade of experience in bariatric medicine; the practice allows patients of all ages to access much needed health products and services. Services provided include prescription appetite suppressants, weight loss injections and supplements, with the overall aim to help their patients reach their weight loss goals.

Dr. Bruce feels incredibly lucky to be able to help people on a daily basis. On an average day, Dr. Bruce performs procedures, looks after hospitalized patients, monitors BioTE Hormone Therapy and oversees a variety of women’s health issues.

Throughout her working life, Dr. Bruce has been blessed with an extremely successful career. She attributes her achievements to the grace of God, her drive, and her love of medicine. Some of her professional accomplishments include being Chief Resident at University of Texas, as well as her missionary work in Houston, TX, South America, and Mexico. Furthermore, Dr. Bruce is a member of numerous esteemed professional organizations to help enhance her career, including the American Medical Association, the American Association of Family Practitioners, and the Bariatric Society.

Looking to the future, Dr. Bruce aims to remain practicing in her current capacity, where she hopes to continue providing exceptional patient care and fighting regulations.

In her spare time, Dr. Bruce enjoys wildlife conservation, riding motorcycles, and hiking. Additionally, she volunteers at a variety of charities, particularly those in the fields of wildlife, breast cancer and autism.

Sole Proprietor at Lena R. Bruce, MD- Family Practice & Santa Fe Weight Loss