Peter Bendix, MD, MPH

Trauma Surgery, Surgery | More

Assistant Professor of Surgery

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.


Peter Bendix, MD, MPH, is a general surgeon with a specialization in trauma surgery, acute care surgery and surgical critical care. Dr. Bendix is also an active researcher. He is interested in improving access to health care and studying trauma care across the globe.

Dr. Bendix has a strong passion for working with underserved communities, both nationally and internationally. He has served in the U.S. Peace Corps in The Gambia and conducted field work for the NIH in Haiti and Mozambique.


Areas of Expertise

  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

Medical Education

  • University of California Davis School of Medicine


  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Other Grad Education

  • MPH, Harvard University
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2017

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese