Dr. Shawn Bench

General surgeon (Board Certified)


Medical School: St. George’s University
Internship: Kern Medical Center
Residency: Kern Medical Center


Sharp Community
Sharp Coronado Hospital
Sharp Memorial Hospital


I decided to become a physician to cure diseases and improve my patients’ quality of life.  I provide a minimally invasive, bloodless approach to all types of surgery.

In my spare time, I enjoy off-roading and spending time with my family.

Medical Interests

Dr. Bench has been accredited as a Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation.

Bloodless medicine
Cancer surgery
Colon surgery
Fistula repair
Gallbladder surgery
Gastric bypass
Hernia repair
Laparoscopic colectomy
Laparoscopic intra-abdominal surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimally invasive surgery
Pilonidal cyst
Robotic-assisted surgery
Robotic-assisted surgery – gallbladder