Dr. Al Benson III, MD

Dr. Al Benson III, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
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67 y/o
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Dr. Al Benson III, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in medical oncology.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 21-100

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Benson III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Neuroendocrine Tumors
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Benson III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Benson III ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

1  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

62  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benson III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benson III's Reviews

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Dr. Benson III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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