Dr. Erik Owens, MD

Dr. Erik Owens, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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.

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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Vascular Disease
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more than 7% of peers

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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

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Owens to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Owens accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Owens has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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