James Schwendig, MD

  • Trauma Surgery
  • General Surgery
Scripps Clinic John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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General SurgerySurgical Critical CareTrauma Surgery


  • English


Dr. Schwendig graduated from Cornell University with degrees in nutritional biochemistry and varsity crew in 1986 and received his medical degree from the University of California at San Diego in 1990. His internship and residency in general surgery were completed at the Naval Hospital in San Diego in 1996. The following year he served as the general surgeon on board the USS Independence in Yokosuka, Japan. He returned to the Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton in 1997. On leaving the Navy in 1999, he joined Scripps full time in trauma and general surgery. He was board certified in general surgery in June, 1998.

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, General Surgery, 1998

Medical Education

University of California, San Diego, MD, 1990


Naval Medical Center San Diego, General Surgery, 1991


Naval Medical Center San Diego, General Surgery, 1996

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