Dr. Benjamin Close, MD

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology • Male • Age 55

201 Pecan Park Ave
Alexandria, LA 71303
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CHRISTUS Saint Frances Cabrini Hospital
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
Rapides Regional Medical Center
211 4th St
Alexandria, LA 71301

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Louisiana Allergy/Asthma Specs
Louisiana Allergy/Asthma Specs
201 Pecan Park Ave
Alexandria, LA 71303
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    Dr. Close's Experience

    Specialties

    • Allergy & Immunology
    • Allergy & Asthma

    Board Certifications

    • Allergy & Immunology
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    • Allergy Shots
    • Allergy Skin Testing
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Drug or Food Challenge
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Graduated in 1987

    Internship Hospital

    Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis

    Residency Hospital

    Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis

    Fellowship Hospital

    Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Close & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Close's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • CHRISTUS Saint Frances Cabrini Hospital

    • Rapides Regional Medical Center

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    • 1 review

    4.7 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Alexandria, La |

    I've only been one time for my 9 year old and our experience with Dr. Close and his staff was beyond amazing! He's a very attentive Doctor and knows exactly what he's doing, he gave useful information and broke it down into simpler terms to my understanding awesome Doctor we will continue to see Dr. Close & his staff! : )

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    Office Locations

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    Louisiana Allergy/Asthma Specs
    201 Pecan Park Ave
    Alexandria, LA 71303
    (318) 445-6221 (Office)
    (318) 445-5399 (Fax)
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