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Dr. Gary R. Bench, MD

General Surgery

  • (858) 565-0104

Dr. Bench's Overview

Dr. Gary R. Bench graduated from the Universidad Autu00F3noma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico in 1978. He works in San Diego, CA and specializes in General Surgery. Dr. Bench is affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Bench's Experience

Years in Practice: 37

Dr. Bench's Specialties

General Surgery

Dr. Bench's Education & Training

Medical School: Universidad Autu00F3noma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; Graduated 1978

Dr. Bench's Rating

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  • Provides follow-up as needed
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Dr. Bench's Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA members only
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO Direct Access
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
  • Blue Cross CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
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Dr. Bench's Office Information & Appointments

Office Locations

San Diego General/Vascular Sgns
San Diego Surgical Specialists

7910 Frost St Ste 450
San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 565-0104


Office Hours and Information

Fax: (858) 565-0194

Practice Website:

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Medicare Accepted: Yes

Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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