Robert A. Duensing, MD

Robert A. Duensing, M.D. is originally from Palo Alto, California. He attended UCLA where he received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and was consistently on the Dean's list for Academic Honors while playing water polo and rowing on the Varsity Crew team. He earned his Degree in Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1993. Immediately after medical school he completed a six year residency in Surgery at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center.

His interest in vascular surgery began during a fellowship where he devoted an entire year performing basic science research involving diseases of the vascular system. He has published numerous articles appearing in medical journals as well as many chapters of medical text books. After his General Surgical residency, he furthered his Specialty training in Vascular Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center where he became expert in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of Vascular Disease.

He joined the medical staff at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center where he serves on several committees, including the Surgical Credentialing committee and the Peripheral Vascular Steering Committee. In addition to Saddleback Memorial Medical Center, he also has hospital privileges at San Clemente Medical Center, Hoag Hospital, Irvine Regional Hospital, South Coast Medical Center, and the Saddleback Valley Outpatient Surgery Center. Dr. Duensing is double Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery in both Vascular Surgery and General Surgery. He is an active member and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a proud member of the nationwide Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society, and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Duensing's training has focused his expertise on diseases of the arterial and venous system including Carotid Artery Disease, Aortic Aneurysm Stent-Graft repair, dialysis access procedures. In addition, he has a special interest in the treatment of chronic wounds and Varicose Veins utilizing the lastest endovenous Laser Technology.

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.


  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Areas of Interest


Medical Education
Medical College of Wisconsin
Date Completed:
June 1 1993
UC Irvine Medical Center

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