Dr. Bengt Florian Pehrsson MD Surgeon

Dr. Bengt Pehrsson is a surgeon in Arcadia, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Huntington Memorial Hospital and Methodist Hospital of Southern California. He received his medical degree from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 38 doctors at Huntington Memorial Hospital and one of 19 at Methodist Hospital of Southern California who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, General Surgery, 1976 - 1981

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1981 - 1982

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: minimally invasive bariatric surgery for the superobese in the community hospital setting.
Moose, D., Lourie, D., Powell, W., Pehrsson, B., Martin, D., LaMar, T., Alexander, J.

Cholelithiasis in ileostomy patients.
Kurchin, A., Ray, J. E., Bluth, E. I., Merritt, C. R., Gathright, J. B., Pehrsson, B. F., Ferrari, B. T.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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