Dr. Eric Benson, MD

Dr. Eric Benson, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Eric Benson, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Post Falls, ID and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

750 N Syringa St Ste 100A

Post Falls, ID 83854

Contact Information

(208) 262-2311

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Benson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benson "I am board certified in Internal Medicine and attended medical school at Loyola University of Chicago in Maywood, Illinois and his residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. I have been practicing medicine for almost 25 years, living, playing and working in beautiful North Idaho ever since November of 2000, when I decided to make it my home. When I'm not busy taking care of all of my wonderful patients I enjoy spending my free time backpacking, hiking, bicycling and cooking."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Benson "I do my best to take the time to provide personalized attention to each of my patients and fully understand their medical history. I am committed to providing compassionate high quality care with integrity and professionalism to every one of my patients. "

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

297  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Primary Care for Adolescents
  • Primary Care for Adults
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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 California At Riverside
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At Riverside
    Other Education | Completed 1985

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

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benson to family and friends
26 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Benson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

He is a very thorough, intelligent and accurate physician. He actually listens to the patient and takes time to find out what ails you. He is unloke most physicians you see nowadays.
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One of the best doctors I have ever met. Very good at finding out what is actually happing with a paitent. Listens well. I worked in the medical field for 30 years as an administrator and If anyone can provide an objective analysis of a physicians abilities it would be someone like myself.
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Dr. Benson as himself is the best, he has helped me soo much in the recent past i have nothing but good things to say about him. As for his staff though, they are short tempered, arrogent, lazy, and have no compassion or empathy for the patients. They feel attacked when asked questions and respond...more
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Dr. Benson is wonderful. His recent staff changes however make his office difficult to reach. Often times no answer for hours on end. If you leave a message, you might get a response in what they call the industry standard 24-48 hours. The previous staff members were much friendlier and made you...more
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Dr. Benson is by far the best doctor ive ever met. He takes the time to listen to you and look into what could be wrong. I would still be suffering everyday with no idea why. Because im so young every doctor i went to, not one got the source of my medical problems. So i would prefer dr. Benson to...more
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