Peter Bendix, MD, MPH

Trauma Surgery, Surgery | More

Assistant Professor of Surgery

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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 POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2017

Board Certifications

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • General Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese