Dr. Benjamin Bridges, MD

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Dr. Benjamin Bridges, MD

Hematology | Male

Saint Lukes Mtn Sts Tumor Inst 520 S Eagle Rd, Meridian, ID 83642 Get Directions

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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.Read more

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Experience with Dr. Bridges
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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 practitioner, she gave me more information in that one visit than he did in my entire 4.5 months of treatment. The staff at MISTI is amazing, unfortunately Dr Bridges was not.
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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Idaho.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Maryland Medical Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Maryland Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Maryland Medical Center

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Lyon College

    Graduated in 1997

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • 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

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Dr. Bridges' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hematology
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bridges' Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Bridges

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Bridges' Care Philosophy

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.