Dr. Benjamin Close, MD

Allergy & Immunology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(14)
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Dr. Benjamin Close, MD
Dr. Benjamin Close, MD is an allergy & immunology doctor who practices in Alexandria, LA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Close is affiliated with CHRISTUS Saint Frances Cabrini Hospital and Rapides Regional Medical Center.

201 Pecan Park Ave

Alexandria, LA 71303

Contact Information

(318) 445-6221

Dr. Benjamin Close, MD

Dr. Benjamin Close, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Close's Experience

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Dr. Close's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
  • Board certified in Allergy & Immunology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy & Asthma
1

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
32

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

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Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Drug or Food Challenge

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Close has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Close's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Close to family and friends
4.7
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Close'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
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Pitkin, LA |
Dr. Close and his wonderful staff really care about their patients. Everyone in the office is great. I highly recommend going if you have allergies or asthma.
in Alexandria, La |
I've only been one time for my 9 year old and our experience with Dr. Close and his staff was beyond amazing! He's a very attentive Doctor and knows exactly what he's doing, he gave useful information and broke it down into simpler terms to my understanding awesome Doctor we will continue to see Dr. Close & his staff! : )
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Close accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Close has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Saint Frances Cabrini Hospital
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
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Rapides Regional Medical Center
211 4th St
Alexandria, LA 71301
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