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Peter Bendix, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery

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.

Practice Location

University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

General Surgery
Surgical Critical Care

Medical School

University of California at Davis

Internship & Residency

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center


Brigham and Women's Hospital - Trauma and Acute Care Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Additional Graduate Degree

MPH, Harvard University

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-2482

Office Fax

(773) 702-5050

Office Postal Address

Peter Bendix, MD, MPH
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5033
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Trauma surgery
  • Acute care surgery
  • Surgical critical care

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Bendix's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.