Dr. Ben Behnam, MD

Dr. Ben Behnam, MD

Dermatology  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Ben Behnam, MD is a dermatologist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.

2825 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 303A

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hair Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acne
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Behnam'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. Behnam "As a skin cancer specialist, my duty is to perform a full thorough skin check in order to catch skin cancers at their earliest time. I am meticulous and detail oriented and treat everyone just like my parents and siblings."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

64  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Resurfacing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Ucla-Va Greater Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Uc Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Newsweek 10 Leaders in Surgery, 2011
Media & Publications
  • Removal of Smoker's Lines with CO2 Laser, 2012
  • Skin Cancer Awareness, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Behnam's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Behnam to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Behnam'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

    Under 10 minutes
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