Dr. Bengt Pehrsson, MD

Dr. Bengt Pehrsson, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Bengt Pehrsson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Arcadia, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Munchen, Fachbereich Medizin in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

51 N 5th Ave Ste 202

Arcadia, CA 91006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Munchen, Fachbereich Medizin
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Tulane University Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Ochsner Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pehrsson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pehrsson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pehrsson to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pehrsson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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