Dr. Kurt Benirschke, MD

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Specializes in Anatomic Pathology • Male • Age 90

8457 Prestwick Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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8457 Prestwick Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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    Dr. Benirschke's Experience

    Specialties

    • Anatomic Pathology

    Board Certifications

    • Anatomic Pathology
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    Background Check for Dr. Benirschke

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universitaet Hamburg, Fachbereich Medizin
    Graduated in 1948

    Internship Hospital

    Holy Name Hospital
    Complete in 1951

    Residency Hospital

    Boston Lying In Hospital
    Complete in 1952
    Free Hospital Women
    Complete in 1953
    Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Complete in 1952

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harvard University
    Complete in 1954
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Benirschke & Staff

    • English
    • German
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office Locations

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    8457 Prestwick Dr
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 459-9132 (Office)
    (858) 459-1063 (Fax)
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    Dr. Benirschke's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Benirschke
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benirschke to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

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