Dr. Dena Amr, MD

Dr. Dena Amr, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Dena Amr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 2000 and specializes in general surgery.

18111 Brookhurst St Ste 2600

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 61% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 45% of peers
Incisional Hernia
more than 35% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

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40  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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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.


  • University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Kaiser Fdn Hosp-Sunset
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Kaiser Fdn Hosp-Sunset
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Amr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Dena Amr, MD
i had a inguinal surgery before with a different doc . but it it was by far so much better with doc Dena Amr shes amazing i tell you . she did a robotic surgery and i am on my feet doing things on my 7 day . last time i took a month to feel better , this time 7 day no pain no problems . and i...Read More
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Huntington Beach – Mar 30, 2018
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Dr. Amr is such a kind and talented surgeon. She spends as much time as you need during the consultation, and is very knowledgeable on any concerns and questions you might have. She is up to date on the latest and greatest procedures, and does very meticulous work. I would highly recommend her to...Read More
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Westminster, CA – Mar 28, 2018
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Dr Amr is absolutely the best! She was so sweet and kind. Very helpful and informative. My experience with her before, during, and after surgery was easy and comfortable. She also advocated for me with an insurance issue, which meant a lot to me. Highly recommend!
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Kathleen in Aliso Viejo, CA – Oct 26, 2017
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I received excellent care from Dr. Amr. She was very knowledgeable and made me feel at comfortable. She explained everything and took the time needed with me. I knew I was in great hands. If you are looking for a surgeon with experience in the latest procedures please don't hesitate to consult...Read More
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Lexi in Fountain valley – Oct 22, 2017
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I had gallbladder surgery in August, Dr. Arm is wonderful! I would highly recommend her. Wait time was very reasonable.
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Debbie V. in Fountain Valley, CA – Oct 07, 2016
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