Dr. Douglas Benson, MD

Dr. Douglas Benson, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
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38 y/o
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Dr. Douglas Benson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Lone Tree, CO. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

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10103 Ridgegate Pkwy Ste 208

Lone Tree, CO 80124
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Hemorrhoids
high
more than 83% of peers
Colectomy
normal
more than 75% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation Program
    Fellowship 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

Dr. Benson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Benson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Sky Ridge Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Benson is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Benson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benson to family and friends
4.7
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Benson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Castle Rock,Co |
Very caring. Very informative. Never felt like just a number with Dr, Benson or any of the staff in his office. Was recommended to him by our Primary care Phy and was very happy through the whole process. He worked with Rockey Mtn Cancer center to recommend the treatment that was a success!
in Parker, CO |
I was referred to Dr. Benson for an urgent, extremely painful situation. The office team and doctor were sympathetic and scheduled m surgery for the same day. Dr. Benson was very thorough explaining my post-op expectations. Given the nature of his work, he was wonderful!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Benson accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Benson has admitting privileges

Sky Ridge Medical Center
10101 Ridgegate Pkwy
Lone Tree, CO 80124
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Porter Adventist Hospital
2525 S Downing St
Denver, CO 80210
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Littleton Adventist Hospital
7700 S Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
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