Dr. Benjamin Clapp, MD

Dr. Benjamin Clapp, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Benjamin Clapp, MD is a general surgery specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2000 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

1700 N Mesa St

El Paso, TX 79902

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
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Top Care Areas


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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
more than 82% of peers
Stomach Surgery
more than 46% of peers

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Dr. Clapp's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Clapp "I specialize in bariatric surgery as well as laparoscopic general surgery. I am board-certified in general surgery and I am a fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as a fellow the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. I'm in solo practice and I've been in practice for 10 years now since finishing my fellowship in Houston, Texas."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Clapp "In the best of circumstances surgery can be very trying and also terrifying. I try my best to walk my patients through the entire process and I promise I'll be there for them before, during or after the procedures.  I pride myself on the personal care that I deliver and I try to think treat everyone the way I would treat a family member."


  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Texas Tech University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Maricopa Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Maricopa Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Texas Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Clapp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Clapp's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Clapp to family and friends
based on 29 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
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  • 2
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Dr. Clapp's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Clapp Says:

Most of my patients satisfaction surveys are five stars or more.

Patient Comments (5)

in Bayard, NM
Dr Clapp performed emergency surgery on me and I was blessed with beautiful results. He is truly a caring and warm person. He listens, explains and makes one feel gratitude and respect for him. I have recommended Dr Clapp to my friends and will continue to do so. Dr Clapp, blessing always!
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in El Paso, TX
Dr. Clapp is a very professional, patient, and when you have a visit you feel that he does not rush through your appointment. In my personal case I had RNY Gastric Bypass in June 2005. After all these years, i developed a hiatal hernia and some additional intentional problems. Dr. Clapp performed...more
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in Fort Hancock, TX
I would highly recommend Dr. Clapp. He is caring and he has changed my life forever. My experiences with him and his staff were wonderful, and I will never forget them. Thank you Doctor Clapp for being a great doctor.
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in el paso tx
Great guy! He's really nice and answers all your questions. Very encouraging. Glad to have him as my doctor. The surgery went awesome.
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in El Paso, TX
I was concerned when I met him because he is very young but my PCP recommended him so highly I put those concerns aside.
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