Dr. Erik Owens, MD

Dr. Erik Owens, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Erik Owens, MD is a general surgery specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1990 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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Disease
normal
more than 7% of peers

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Dr. Owens' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Owens "Dr. Owens specializes in vascular surgery and has done research fellowships in Washington, Pennsylvania and Virginia. He is engaged in several clinical studies with interests in aortic aneurysms, treatment of venous stasis ulcers and minimally invasive bypass procedures. He serves as co-director for the Endovascular Training Center at the San Diego VA Medical Center. Dr. Owens is Assistant Professor of Surgery at UCSD School of Medicine and serves as Chief, Surgical Services at the San Diego VA Medical Center. Dr. Owens has an appreciation for the inherent trust that develops with a physician-patient relationship. It was the unique combination of the scientific challenge with the need for strong interpersonal skills that drew him to medicine. He enjoys various activities, especially baseball and basketball, with his three sons."
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

14  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Penn State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Penn State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Owens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Owens' Reviews

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Dr. Owens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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