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Dr. Ben Behnam, MD

Dermatology ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Behnam

Dermatology & Hair Restoration Specialists Inc.

2825 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 303A Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Dr. Ben Behnam, MD is a dermatologist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.


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4.3

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Horrible experience. Terrible life long scars on chest. Traumatic.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Newsweek 10 Leaders in Surgery, 2011

Media & Publications

  • Removal of Smoker's Lines with CO2 Laser, 2012
  • Skin Cancer Awareness, 2012

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(310) 315-4989

Dr. Behnam accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
LACare
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Behnam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Itchy Skin
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Behnam treats Itchy Skin more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Behnam treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Behnam performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Behnam performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Behnam performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Behnam performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Behnam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average