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George M. Benchimol, M.D, FAAFP was born in Lakeland, Florida and grew up in the Tampa Bay area. He attended medical school in Puerto Rico graduating Cum Laude and completed his residency training at the University of Florida Family Practice program serving as Chief Resident. Dr. Benchimol served as Chief of Staff for AGH at Shands and as an Adjunct Professor with the University of Florida. He is board certified with the American Academy of Family Physicians and is a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Board of Family Practice. Dr. Benchimol is listed in the publications of "The Best Doctors in America", "Florida's Best Doctors" and "Strathmore's Who's Who". He has extensive experience in clinical trials research in the areas of Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Depression, Sinusitis, Migraines, Epidemiology, Anti-biotic therapy et al. Dr. Benchimol has been in practice for 30 years and he is bi-lingual with Spanish being his second language.
Dr. Benchimol's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Family Medicine
Board certified in Family Practice
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
This content was provided by Dr. Benchimol "The goal of Family Practice and of Gainesville Family Physicians is to provide comprehensive, continual, high quality, cost-effective medical care in a compassionate and caring environment. "
Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Nerve Conduction Studies
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Florida.
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 South Florida
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
University Caribe Puerto Rico
Medical School | Graduated 1982
University Of Florida-Alachua General Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
University of Florida
Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
The Best Doctors in America, 1996
Florida's Best Doctors, 2004
ABI Man of the Year Award, 2004
Cayey School of Medicine - Cum Laude, 1982
American Academy of Family Physicians Fellow, 1993
Physician of the Year, 1996
Strathmore's Who's Who Recipient, Lifetime
Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans, 1996
Florida Medical Association Certificate of Recognition for Indigent Care, 1997
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