Profile Photo of Dr. Mark R. Benfield, MD

Dr. Mark R. Benfield, MD Get a Free Background Report on Dr. Mark R. Benfield, MD. Malpractice, medical malpractice, sanctions, misconduct, credentials, and penalty or negligence information.

Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology • Male • Age 57

1425 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S
Birmingham, AL 35205
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

Dr. Benfield's Experience

Dr. Benfield's Care Philosophy


  • Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Biopsy
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Percutaneous Biopsy of Autologous Kidney
  • Percutaneous Biopsy of Transplanted Kidney
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Renal Lithiasis Treatment
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Incontinence
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Pediatric Voiding
  • Proteinuria
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Background Check for Dr. Benfield

Malpractice Claims not available

  • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.
  • 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.

Awards & Recognitions


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • University of Minnesota: Resident Teaching Award, 1987
  • Tulane:Phi Beta Kappa, 1980
  • UAB: William E. Rowe Award Nominee, 2003
  • Tulane Scholar and Honors in Biology, 1980
  • Best Doctors in America List, 2005-curre
  • Tulane:Summa Cum Laude, 1980

Media & Publications


Education & Training

Medical School

Tulane University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984

Internship Hospital

Chldns Hospital
Complete in 1985

Residency Hospital

Chldns Hospital
Complete in 1987

Fellowship Hospital

University Of Minnesota
Complete in 1990

Undergraduate Schools

Tulane U
Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken by Dr. Benfield & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

Find the Right Doctor For You.

  • Pediatric Nephrology
Dr. Daniel Feig, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
0.87 miles away
Dr. Lisa Guay-Woodford, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
0.68 miles away
Dr. David Askenazi, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
0.87 miles away
Dr. Sahar Fathallah-Shaykh, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
0.87 miles away
Dr. Michael Seifert, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
0.87 miles away
Dr. William Tenney, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
0.87 miles away
Dr. Frank Waldo, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
7.85 miles away
Dr. Megan Yanik, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
0.8 miles away
Dr. Ramzi Malek, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
34.59 miles away

Find Pediatric Nephrology Specialists Near Birmingham, AL

The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.