Dr. Charles F. Benage, MD

Dr. Charles F. Benage, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 68 years old

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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Dr. Benage accepts 19 insurance carriers

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      • Aetna
      • AvMed
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Bluegrass Family Health
      • Cigna
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Health Net
      • Humana
      • Keystone Health Plan East
      • Medicaid
      • Molina Healthcare
      • MultiPlan
      • ODS Health Plan
      • Premera Blue Cross
      • Principal Financial Group
      • Priority Health
      • Providence Health Plans
      • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • UnitedHealthCare

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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abscess
      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Botulism
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Cancer
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • ENT Cancer
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Facial Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hearing Loss
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Jaw Fracture
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Nasal Cavity Cancer
      • Nose Cancer
      • Nose Disorders
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral Cancer
      • Orbital Fracture
      • Otitis Media
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Peritonsillar Abscess
      • Pharyngeal Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Sinus Cancer
      • Sinusitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Throat Cancer
      • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Throat Disorders
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tinnitus
      • Tongue-Tie
      • Tonsil Cancer
      • Tonsillitis
      • Trachea Cancer
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Vocal Cord Polyp

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Adenoidectomy
      • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
      • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
      • Cochlear Implant Insertion
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • Eardrum Repair
      • Earwax Removal
      • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
      • ENT Surgery
      • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
      • Frenectomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
      • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Surgical Procedures
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
      • Wound Repair

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina

        Graduated in 1980

      • Internship Hospital
        University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery

        Completed in 1983

      • Residency Hospital
        Strong Meml Hospital University Rochester

        Completed in 1986

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Benage's Office & Staff

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      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Benage's Care Philosophy

      At Spokane Valley Ear, Nose and Throat we specialize in disorders of the head, neck, ear and face. Our goal as physicians is to provide high quality, comprehensive care in a caring and compassionate manor. We strive to constantly update our skills and knowledge through continuing education so that we may provide state-of-the-art care. We seek to have open, honest communication with our patients and respect the diverse needs and concerns of each individual patient.