Dr. George M. Benchimol, MD

Dr. George M. Benchimol, MD

Family Medicine | Male | 59 years old

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Benchimol's Office & Staff
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Family Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Family Practice

      Conditions Treated

      • Skin Lesion

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess Incision and Drainage
      • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
      • Bone Density Scan
      • Breath Testing
      • Colorectal Cancer Screening
      • Coumadin® Management
      • Echocardiography
      • Immunization
      • Mole Removal
      • Nerve Conduction Studies
      • Pap Smear
      • Physical Examination
      • Stitches
      • Stress Echocardiogram
      • Ultrasound, Cardiac
      • Vaccination
      • Wart Removal
      • X-Ray

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Florida.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        University Caribe Puerto Rico

        Graduated in 1982

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Florida-Alachua General Hospital

        Completed in 1984

      • Residency Hospital
        University of Florida

        Completed in 1986

      • Undergraduate School
        University of South Florida

        Graduated in 1978

      • Other Education
        Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

      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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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • 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
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      Dr. Benchimol's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Benchimol

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Benchimol's Care Philosophy

      The goal of Family Practice, and of Gainesville Family Physicians, is to provide comprehensive, continual, high quality, cost-effective medical care.