Dr. Theodore Benderev, MD

Dr. Theodore Benderev, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Theodore Benderev, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Mission Viejo, CA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.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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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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  • Urology
  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cystitis
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Incontinence
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Prostatitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux


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  • 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
based on 34 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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  • 1

Dr. Benderev's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

Santa Fe Springs, CA |
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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in Westminster, CA |
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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Mission Viejo, CA |
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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in Tustin, CA |
I recently had a procedure by Dr. Benderev. The procedure was quick and painless. Dr. Benderev and his staff were very professional and helpful. They answered all my questions. Dr. Benderev contacted me after my procedure. The recovery was quick and pain free. I highly recommend Dr....more
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Aliso Viejo, CA |
The procedure was quick and painless. Dr. Benderev was as skilled at doing the procedure as he was at keeping me distracted with stories and questions. He walked me through everything casually and in a casual way. I had a lot of anxiety before getting this done, but doing it and now that it's...more
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Dr. Benderev accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Blue & Gold HMO
    Employer Group HMO
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
  • Optima Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Benderev has admitting privileges

Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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