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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Male - Age 83

10240 W Indian School Rd Suite 140
Phoenix, AZ 85037
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Dr. Celniker's Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Malpractice Claims not available

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  • Disciplinary action in another state  (8/4/2010)
  • Action Taken: Surrender
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. Benny Celniker; License # G35877

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The Arizona Medical Board on 08-06-2009 issued the physician a Decree of Censure and placed the physician on probation for a period of one year subject to various probationary terms and conditions. The physician failed to meet the standard of care for a post-menopausal patient. The physician failed to evaluate and determine the cause of the patient's bleeding or rule out endometrial hyperplasia or cancer and did not follow up on an unsatisfactory biopsy.

    Action Taken:

    The Medical Board of California has accepted the Surrender of the physician's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of California.

  • State: California
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (8/6/2009)
  • Action Taken: Probation
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. Ben Celniker; License # 3729

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician failed to evaluate a post-menopausal patient to determine the cause of the patient's bleeding or rule out endometerial hyperplasia or cancer. The physician also failed to follow up on an unsatisfactory endometrial biopsy. The patient's death was due to an advanced endometrial cancer.

    Action Taken:

    The physician has been issued a Decree of Censure by the Arizona Medical Board.

    The board has placed the physician on Probation for a period of one year subject to the following terms and conditions:

    • The physician shall satisfactorily complete ten hours of a board approved continuing medical education course in the management of post-menopausal bleeding within six months.
    • The physician shall obey all laws and all rules governing the practice of medicine in the State of Arizona.

    February 1, 2010-Probation Terminated

  • State: Arizona

1 Board Action

  • Disciplinary action in another state  (8/3/2010)
  • Action Taken: Other
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. Benny Celniker; License # 082040

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The Arizona Medical Board on 08-06-2009 issued the physician a Decree of Censure and Reprimand and placed the physician on probation for a period of one year subject to various terms and conditions for negligence.

    Action Taken-Consent Order

    The physician has agreed to never practice medicine in the State of New York or activate his registration to practice medicine in the State of New York.

  • State: New York

Education & Training

Medical School

University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1957

Internship Hospital

Edward J. Meyer Memorial Hospital
Complete in 1958

Residency Hospital

Edward J. Meyer Memorial Hospital
Complete in 1962

Languages Spoken by Dr. Celniker & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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