Dr. Benjamin Close, MD

Dr. Benjamin Close, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Benjamin Close, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Alexandria, LA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 1987 and specializes in allergy & immunology and allergy & asthma.

201 Pecan Park Ave

Alexandria, LA 71303

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Close performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hives
very high
more than 99% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Close's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy & Asthma

1  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Close to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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.
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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...more
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