Dr. George Benchimol, MD

Dr. George Benchimol, MD

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62 y/o
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Dr. George Benchimol, MD is a family medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in family medicine and research.Read his story

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Dr. Benchimol's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breath Testing
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Echocardiography
  • Emphysema
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Pneumonia
  • Stitches
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Weight Loss
  • X-Ray

About Me

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. 

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Research

Board Certifications

Education

1986
University of Florida
Residency Hospital
1984
University Of Florida-Alachua General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1982
University Caribe Puerto Rico
Medical School
1978
University of South Florida
Undergraduate School
1986
1984
1982
1978

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • 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

Dr. Benchimol's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Benchimol

4.5

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
83.01886792452831%
(44)
4 Stars
3.7735849056603774%
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3 Stars
3.7735849056603774%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
9.433962264150944%
(5)

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Excellent doctor and staff. Also there and willing to help when I need him
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Dr. Benchimol is never in a rush and always takes the time to listen. I would highly recommend Dr. Benchimol to anyone looking for a family medicine physician.
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AS I APPROACH THE AGE OF 83 I ATTRIBUTE A GOOD DEAL OF MY HEALTH AND LONGEVITY TO THE CARE AND EXPERTISE OF DR. BENCHIMOL.... WGW
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I have used Dr. Benchimol for the 32 years he has been in practice. I'm very involved in my treatment process and very often have questions at follow up visits. He's listens & provides me direction when needed. He is conservative about some treatments & always steers me in a better direction. If I...Read More
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I have used Dr. Benchimol for the past 30 years and I have to say that he is the best doctor around. Dr. B cares about his patients and listens to all your problems and questions you have pertaining to your health. Dr. B takes his time with you and does not rush you in and out. I consider Dr....Read More
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