Dr. Denis Westphal, MD

Dr. Denis Westphal, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. Denis Westphal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chico, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

95 Declaration Dr Ste 1

Chico, CA 95973

Contact Information

(530) 345-9455

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Westphal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 97% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Westphal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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24  Procedures

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.

Education

  • Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Westphal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Westphal's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Westphal to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Westphal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My initial visit was a consultation/exam to discuss problems I was experiencing from varicose veins. Dr. Westphal ordered an ultrasound of my leg veins. At my second appointment, I learned I had venous insufficiency in my left leg. He discussed options to correct the problem, and eventually I...more
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I found dr. Westphal to be a very pleasant person and a very knowledgeable doctor. He performed in angioplasty and inserted a stent it took me an hour and a half and I experienced no pain or discomfort. I had a four-hour stay at the hospital to make sure there are no bleeding issues and then went...more
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Dr. Westphal had never heard of the type of vasculitis I appear to have. He did not even look at the peer-reviewed articles I brought, or my meticulous written history of vascular and autoimmune issues. He actually said that figuring out my vascular issues was "above his pay grade" Total waste...more
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on 02-23-2016 I had a follow up for a stent he put in the month before. He was checking for a pulse in my groin to the right leg when he hurt me by pushing down and the pain has not gone away as of today. I don't know what happened but I would like it fixed. Walter Zimmerman
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