Dr. David Benglis Jr, MD

Dr. David Benglis Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Dr. David Benglis Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

2001 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 575

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

(404) 350-0106

Insurance Accepted

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

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
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Dr. Benglis Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benglis Jr "I am Spine Fellowship Trained and specialize in minimally invasive and open treatment of spinal arthritic disorders. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Benglis Jr "The patient-physician interaction and bond is one of the most important parts of my practice. Each one of my patients has a unique clinical condition and I "custom fit" the plan for their comprehensive spine care accordingly. My patients are my family."


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury


  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • University of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Miami_Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Miami_Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of Miami_Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • National Institutes of Health
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 10th Rosamoff Research Day Best Presentation, 2010
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2004
  • North American Spine Society Scholarship, 2007
  • 8th Rosamoff Research Day Best Presentation, 2008
Media & Publications
  • Craniovertebral Junction Abnormalities., In press
  • Hypothermia-evidence based review., In press
  • Robotics, FES, Brain-Computer Interfaces, Locomotor Training Strategies., 2011
  • Syringomyelia, 2011
  • Biology of spine fusion., In press
  • Outcomes in pediatric patients with Chiari malformation Type I followed up without surgery., 2011
  • Treatment of a persistent iatrogenic cerebrospinal fluid-pleural fistula with a cadaveric dural-pleural graft., 2009
  • An anatomical study of the lumbosacral plexus as related to the minimally invasive transpsoas approach to the lumbar spine., 2009
  • Clinical feasibility of minimally invasive cervical laminoplasty., 2008
  • A comprehensive review of the safety profile of bone morphogenetic protein in spine surgery., 2008
  • Acute neurological deficit after minor trauma in an infant with achondroplasia and cervicomedullary compression. Case report and review of the literature., 2007
  • Occiput to Thoracic Fusion After Surgical Resection of Desmoid Tumor., 2011
  • Minimally invasive anterolateral approaches for the treatment of back pain and adult degenerative deformity., 2008
  • Pediatric spinal cord injury in infant piglets: description of a new large animal model and review of the literature., 2010
  • Neurologic findings of craniovertebral junction disease., 2010
  • Atlanta Institute for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (AIMS), 9/1/2012
  • Healthgrades welcome video, 3/22/2012

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Benglis Jr' Reviews

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Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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  • 1

Dr. Benglis Jr' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

Williamson |
Very talented surgeon! Very good results from surgery!
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in Roswell, GA |
I've had lower back issues for the past 15 years. So after a recent worsening in which chiropractic could no longer help, I was referred to Dr Benglis. By a friend in the medical device industry who has seen hundreds of local doctors in action. The reason he referred Benglis was due to his...more
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Roswell, GA |
I had a laminectomy done at L5-S1 levels. Absolute worst experience ever. They said I was going to be "sore" and be out of work for two weeks, yeah right. It was almost 3 months before I could return to work, and I have a call center job. Instead of sending me for aquatic physical therapy as...more
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Duluth, GA |
I'm 6 mos post L34,L45 fusion totally pain free. Surgery a great success. Dr. B & his staff are wonderful. If you're as scared of back surgery as I was, this is the doc for you. He's excellent. Can't say enough. I heard so many horror stories about back surgery, & met people that still had pain...more
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in Atlanta, GA |
Like most patients looking at spinal surgery, I was a little fearful. But Dr. Benglis explained what he would do and why, and answered all my questions, and I was reassured. He never seemed too hurried to take time with me, and I felt he cared about me as well as my outcome. The staff made the...more
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Dr. Benglis Jr accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
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    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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