Dr. James Benson Jr, MD

Dr. James Benson Jr, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. James Benson Jr, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Florence, AL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

541 W College St Ste 3600

Florence, AL 35630

Contact Information

(256) 764-0305

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

74  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benson Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benson Jr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benson Jr to family and friends
13 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Benson Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Benson- was awesome! He had great rapport with my son, explained everything, answered all question, and gave it to us straight. Conservative care wasn't enough and he ended up doing surgery on our son. He has had no problems since. I think he is a very experienced, and kind Doctor. I wish...more
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Dr. Benson removed my tonsils and adenoids last week and he was great. He is professional but also funny. Worked me in fast and let me drop by his office to refill lidocaine.
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Highly recommend him for pediatrics or adults. Nothing but positive experiences for our family with him.
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I credit Dr. Benson for recently saving my husband's life. He recognized that David's airway was being compromised by an unusual and deep tissue abscess in his throat (confirmed by scans). An emergency tracheotomy was preformed and surgery to drain the cyst. We spent 15 days in ICU. Thank you Dr....more
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I was dreading seeing the ENT today, but I was pleasantly surprised. Dr Benson listens, makes time for you and makes you laugh. I didn't feel rushed and he listened to everything I had to say. He bedside manner is perfection. Thank you Dr Benson for a fun office visit. You Rock!!!
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