Dr. Andrew E. Benson III, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 63

2243 Gause Blvd E
Slidell, LA 70461
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Dr. Benson III's Experience

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Dr. Benson III's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Benson III Performs

  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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Hospital Quality

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Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
100 Medical Center Drive
Slidell, LA 70461
Slidell Memorial Hospital
1001 Gause Boulevard
Slidell, LA 70458

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Northlake Eye Center
Northlake Eye Center
2243 Gause Blvd E
Slidell, LA 70461
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    Dr. Benson III's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    2
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Conjunctivitis
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Exotropia
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Benson III

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tulane University of Louisiana
    Graduated in 1977

    Internship Hospital

    Ochsner Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    Ochsner Medical Center
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Benson III & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Benson III's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Cypress Pointe Hospital East

    • Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore

    • Slidell Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Benson III

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benson III to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 3 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Benson III
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
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    national average
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    3 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Northlake Eye Center
    2243 Gause Blvd E
    Slidell, LA 70461
    (985) 643-6355 (Office)
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