Dr. William Verlenden, MD


General Surgery | Male

Monterey County Surgical Assocs 2 Upper Ragsdale Dr Ste B230 Monterey, CA 93940 Get Directions
Dr. William Verlenden, MD

Dr. William Verlenden, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Monterey, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Dr. Verlenden is affiliated with Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.

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Patient Comments (3)
Monterey |
Dr Verlenden, although very educated and experienced in surgery, does not have a pleasant bedside manner with patients. If you want a surgeon who listens to you, completely explains your options in a manner that you can understand and expresses personal care for your situation, Dr Verlanden is not a good choice. Dr Hyde and Dr Chang in the same surgical group are recommended.
in Monterey, CA |
excellent doctor, excellent bedside manner all-around good guy
in Fairbanks, AK |
I first learned about Dr. Verlenden through my insurance company and BridgeHealth. I live in Alaska and for some reason the local facilities in AK think they should charge double for what a procedure coasts in the rest of the United States. I did some research and found that Dr. Verlenden was a preferred provider with my insurance company. I also looked over all of his reviews. I flew down to Ca on a Sunday, met Dr. Verlenden and his staff on Monday, all of them were very friendly with a great
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Dr. Verlenden's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    San Francisco General Hospital

    Completed in 1972

  • Residency Hospital
    San Francisco General Hospital

    Completed in 1975

    University Of California Davis

    Completed in 1983

    University Of California San Francisco

    Completed in 1974

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Uc Davis/Martinez Va

    Completed in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Puncture Aspiration