A Montana native, Dr. Dernbach completed medical school at the University of Washington in Seattle and an internship in internal medicine at the University of Florida Affiliated Hospitals. Residencies in general surgery and cardiovascular and thoracic surgery followed at the University of Texas Medical School and the Texas Heart Institute; M.D. Anderson Tumor Hospital. He completed an endovascular fellowship at Kaiser Permanente-Hawaii Region in Honolulu.
Dr. Dernbach delivers personalized attention to every patient and is committed to being their advocate, along with the other physicians with whom he collaborates. He often serves as a sounding board for his patients as they share the stress and concerns they are experiencing, and does all that he can to meet the wide spectrum of care they require. Dr. Dernbach is one of 3 certified wound specialist physicians in the state of Montana.
Spending time with family is Dr. Dernbach’s highest priority during his time off. He also enjoys boating and playing golf.