Dr. Benjamin Bridges, MD

Dr. Benjamin Bridges, MD

Hematology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Benjamin Bridges, MD is a hematology specialist in Meridian, ID and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

520 S Eagle Rd

Meridian, ID 83642

Contact Information

(208) 706-5651

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Blood Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pancytopenia
very high
more than 94% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bridges "Benjamin B. Bridges, MD, Medical Oncologist / Hematologist, is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. He completed his internal medicine residency through the University of Maryland Medical System and his hematology and oncology fellowship at Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, both in Baltimore."
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Lyon College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Testicular germ cell tumors, 2006 May
  • Cidofovir bladder instillation for the treatment of BK hemorrhagic cystitis after allogeneic stem cell transplantation, 2006 July
  • Mitogenic synergy through multilevel convergence of hepatocyte growth factor and interleukin-4 signaling pathways, 2002 Mar 2
  • Recent and ongoing clinical trials evaluating immunoregulatory agents in prostate cancer, 2006 Apr
  • Testicular germ cell tumors, 2007 May
  • Phase II trial of gemcitabine/carboplatin followed by paclitaxel in patients with performance status=2,3 or other significant co-morbidity (HIV or s/p organ transplantation) in advanced non-small cell lung cancer, 2008 Jan

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bridges' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bridges to family and friends
4.4
based on 27 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bridges' 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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Boise, ID
I have lung cancer. He spent a long time with me explaining the options. Surgery next week.
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in Meridian, ID
Saw him for lung cancer. He spent a long time going over various options. I'm doing well and he is the reason.
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in Meridian, ID
Dr Bridges was always in a hurry. He seemed to dismiss any questions or concerns that I had. He did not provide any guidance about what to expect during my chemotherapy. This may be routine to him, but it was not routine for me. Once while Dr Bridges was on vacation I was scheduled to see the nurse...more
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