Dr. Ivan Zendejas Ruiz, MD

Dr. Ivan Zendejas Ruiz, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ivan Zendejas Ruiz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in general surgery and surgery.


5171 S Cottonwood St Ste 650

Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Biliary Atresia
more than 5% of peers
Esophageal Varices
more than 5% of peers
Ventral Hernia
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Zendejas Ruiz'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zendejas Ruiz "As a transplant and hepatobiliary surgeon I take care of liver cancer, metastases and other hepatic conditions that require a surgical intervention. We perform all kinds of liver surgery from the simple cyst to very complex hepatic resections."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Fibrosis
  • Liver Tumor
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

26  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Cyst Marsupialization
  • Liver Resection, Partial
  • Liver Resection, Total Left
  • Liver Resection, Total Right
  • Liver Resection, Trisegmentectomy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zendejas Ruiz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zendejas Ruiz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zendejas Ruiz to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zendejas Ruiz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Zendejas removed 60% of my liver under emergency circumstances in Feb. 2015 at Shands Medical Center three days after my gall bladder was removed incorrectly in a Ga. Hospital. His surgery saved my life!
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