Dr. Kurt T. Benham, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 46

130 S Union St Ste 8
Olean, NY 14760
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Hospital Quality

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Olean General Hospital
515 Main Street
Olean, NY 14760
Jones Memorial Hospital
191 North Main Street
Wellsville, NY 14895

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Allegany Eye Associates
Allegany Eye Associates
130 S Union St Ste 8
Olean, NY 14760
Allegany Eye Associates
12 Martin St Ste 2
Wellsville, NY 14895
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    Dr. Benham's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Esotropia
    • Exophoria
    • Exotropia
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
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    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Heterophoria
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Benham

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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

    State University of New York At Buffalo
    Graduated in 1999

    Internship Hospital

    Sisters Of Charity SUNY

    Residency Hospital

    SUNY Buffalo
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Benham & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Benham's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Jones Memorial Hospital

    • Olean General Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Benham

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benham to family and friends

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    8 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 8 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Benham
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
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    Office Locations

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    Allegany Eye Associates
    130 S Union St Ste 8
    Olean, NY 14760
    (716) 372-8642 (Office)
    B
    Allegany Eye Associates
    12 Martin St Ste 2
    Wellsville, NY 14895
    (585) 593-6041 (Office)
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