Dr. Cesar Benitez, MD

Dr. Cesar Benitez, MD

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Dr. Cesar Benitez, MD is a psychiatry specialist in El Cajon, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 2007 and specializes in psychiatry.

225 W Madison Ave Ste 2

El Cajon, CA 92020

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Schizophrenia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Schizoaffective Disorder
very high
more than 96% of peers
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Benitez'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.

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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5  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benitez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benitez's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benitez to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Benitez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I physically attacked him once but he forgave me. :) He is really handsome, easy to talk to and has a good sense of humor. I wish he was still my Dr. But I would probably have to be hospitalized to make that happen. :(
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Did not shake hand. Would not maintain eye contact. Stood up and left room in the middle of appointment. Not informative. HIGHLY Unprofessional. DO NOT RECOMMEND.
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