Dr. Theodore Benderev, MD

Dr. Theodore Benderev, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Theodore Benderev, MD is an urology specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in urology and female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery.Read his story

26732 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 327

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Contact Information

(949) 364-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Bladder Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Benderev's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benderev "Dr. Benderev is a urologic surgeon and is Board Certified in Urology. He specializes in the No-Needle No-Scalpel vasectomy and vasectomy reversals. He is also Board Certified in a subspecialty of pelvic reconstructive surgery. Our center, established in 1994 has a long history of innovation and firsts. Dr. Benderev was one of the first doctors to perform the No-Scalpel vasectomy in the United States approximately 25 years ago. In 1996, Dr. Benderev founded Vasectomy.Com - still one of the leading vasectomy information websites. In 2004, Dr. Benderev was the first known doctor in California to offer No-Needle Anesthesia to his vasectomy patients. In 2014, Dr. Benderev co-founded VasectomyDocs with the mission of providing a consistently safe and painless vasectomy in a comfortable private setting. He has performed over 6000 vasectomies and treats every patient with the same personal and gentle attention for which he has become known."


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2  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

35  Conditions Treated


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17  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Botox® for the Bladder
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Interstim® Procedure for Overactive Bladder
  • Lithotripsy
  • No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal

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 Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Calif San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Calif Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benderev has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benderev's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benderev to family and friends
36 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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Dr. Benderev'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 (21)

I was in severe pain for 6 weeks & the doctor kept sending me home in pain. I had scientific proof that I had a kidney stone that was too big to pass & still he did nothing. Not to mention, the office staff sent me the wrong paperwork & then made me refill out the same paperwork in a different...more
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Awesome experience. I'm not lying when I say no pain! The numbing is a little uncomfortable but after that I didn't feel anything. We were joking around during the procedure. I told him a dental cleaning is much worse. i was nervous but it was not justified. I'm so glad I had a vasectomy.
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The entire process was very easy and I would recommend Dr. Benderev to anyone looking for a professional, safe and effective vasectomy.
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I had my vasectomy done about 2 months ago. I was nervous the day of and Dr. Benderev not only put me at ease with talking and jokes and before i knew it the procedure was all done and I was on my way home. No real pain in the procedure, about the same as a flick of a rubber band! I was sore for...more
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Dr. Benderev is the best in the business. He is easy to talk to, he explains everything about the vasectomy procedure and he makes you feel comfortable. The procedure itself is as easy as it could be. Less than 10 min, no issues, easy recovery. I'm glad I went to this expert.
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