Dr. David Benson, MD

Dr. David Benson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. David Benson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lakewood, WA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5920 100th St SW Ste 8

Lakewood, WA 98499

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
high
more than 83% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
normal
more than 80% of peers
Visual Field Defects
normal
more than 78% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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 Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Berkshire Med Center University Mass
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • U Ariz Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benson's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benson to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Benson'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

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I was amazed at the depth of his training. He has dipomas from everywhere. I found his staff friendly and helpful. The doctor himself was kind. He treated me as a human being. I am so tired of going to doctors that spend more time typing in the computer instead of paying attention to me. While...more
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Dr. Benson is honest and caring with a good sense of humor.
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I like Dr, Benson a lot. He is a very good doctor. He is also very caring & also has a good sense of humor which helps when you are a doctor.
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I have found Dr. David Benson to be a caring, compassionate, and thorough eye care provider.
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BEWARE! Dr. David Benson of Eye Physicians of Lakewood is very sheisty. They conduct unethical billing practices. DO NOT TRUST THEM AT ALL. They sent a bill to me for a visit from last year 2015; when I made the appointment, I was told they accept my insurance. A year later, I get a bill stating...more
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