Dr. Fortunato Perez-Benavides, MD

Dr. Fortunato Perez-Benavides, MD

Neonatal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Fortunato Perez-Benavides, MD is a neonatal medicine specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neonatal medicine and pediatrics.

602 Indiana Ave

Lubbock, TX 79415

Contact Information

(806) 775-8880

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Perez-Benavides' Experience

Dr. Perez-Benavides' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neonatal Medicine
  • Board certified in Neonatology and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Perez-Benavides "For the last 30 years the NICU at University Medical Center has served the Lubbock and surrounding communities in a 400 mile radius with specialized neonatal care including High Frequency Ventilation, Inhaled Nitric Oxide, Total Body Cooling, ECMO, Pediatric Surgery, Cardiology, Urology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology, Pediatric Radiology and Infectious Disease Specialists. This has been done in an academic center that fosters updated protocols and recent innovations in neonatal medicine."

2  Specialties

  • Neonatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Neonatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

7  Conditions Treated

  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Birth Asphyxia
  • Birth Defects
  • Neonatal Sepsis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Respiratory Failure

8  Procedures

  • Circumcision
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Umbilical Arterial Catheter
  • Umbilical Venous Catheter
  • Ventilator Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Federal College in Nuevo Laredo Mexico
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • GA Sanchez
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Mayaguez Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U Ky Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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