Dr. Dennis Bandyk, MD

Dr. Dennis Bandyk, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Dennis Bandyk, MD is a general surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1975 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

9300 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Bandyk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bandyk "Dennis Bandyk, MD, is the chief of vascular and endovascular surgery at UC San Diego Health. His former positions include: Staff Surgeon, University Hospital, Seattle, WA 7/80 - 6/82 Staff Surgeon, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 7/80 - 6/82 Staff Surgeon, VA Medical Center, Seattle, WA 7/81 - 6/82 Staff Surgeon, Vascular Surgery Section, Milwaukee Regional Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, 7/82 - 6/91 Chief, Vascular Surgery, VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, 7/82 - 6/91 Director, Vascular Laboratory, Sinai-Samaritan Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, 7/83 - 6/89 Courtesy Staff, Sinai-Samaritan Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI, 9/83 - 6/91 Associate Program Director General Surgery Residency Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, 4/84 - 6/87 Courtesy Staff, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 8/85 - 6/91 Chief, Vascular Surgery, James A. Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida Active Staff - Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL Provisional Staff - H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida Vascular Consultant - Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Hospital, Bay Pines, Florida Medical Director: University of South Florida Medical Clinic Vascular Laboratory, Tampa, Florida. Co-Medical Director, Vascular Diagnostic Services Tampa General Hospital Medical Staff, Transitional Hospital - Tampa, FL Medical Staff, Town & Country Hospital - Tampa, FL 1998 – 2005 Medical Staff, Pepin Heart Hospital, Tampa, FL 2008-present Chief of Surgery, Tampa General Hospital – 2006 – 2011 "
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • 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.


  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Wash Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Wash Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Wash Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bandyk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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I went to Dr. Bandyk after a year of misdiagnosis for thoracic outlet syndrome. I was referred to him after receiving results from a CR angiogram showing venous and arterial blockages. He is one of the few vascular surgeons in the region with a strong background of surgical expertise in this area...Read More
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Excellent surgeon, highly recommended.
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A doctor that knows his business. I had been going to a podiatrist for a few months and there still was no change until I started going to Dr bandyk and him and his team help with the problem it has gotten much better in 2 months than all the other doctors in 6 months. Do I recommend him I most...Read More
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Repaired my completely damaged femoral artery. My husband plans on seeing him for his own issues.
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