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Dr. Benjamin Close, MD

Allergy & Immunology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Close

Louisiana Allergy/Asthma Specs

201 Pecan Park Ave Alexandria, LA 71303

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Dr. Benjamin Close, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Alexandria, LA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Lsu School Of Medicine, Shreveport in 1987 and specializes in allergy & immunology and allergy & asthma.


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(318) 445-6221

Dr. Close accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Close's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hives
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Close treats Hives more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Close treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Asthma
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very high

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Dr. Close treats Asthma more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Close treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Allergic Reaction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Close treats Allergic Reaction more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Close treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Close's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Fruit and Vegetable Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Latex Allergy
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Close, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Alexandria, LA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Lsu School Of Medicine, Shreveport in 1987 and specializes in allergy & immunology and allergy & asthma.

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy & Asthma

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
Residency Hospital
1988
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
Internship Hospital
1987
Lsu School Of Medicine, Shreveport
Medical School
1992
1990
1988
1987

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Dr. Close's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Close

4.7

Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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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 Dr. Close & his staff! : )
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