Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD

Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 48

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Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. He is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Benevento to book an appointment.


Ochsner Medical Center

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Medical Center1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 10 New Orleans, LA 70121

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  • Appointment scheduling (3)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (3)
  • Explained conditions well (3)
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    I have been a patient of Dr. Benevento for 3 years. I have AMD and I have been receiving injections which are really helping my condition. I think Dr. Benevento is a wonderful doctor.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
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    Catherine Leary Ladner – Jan 27, 2020
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    Fantastic care thru this office.
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    J.VENTA in METAIRIE, LA – Nov 29, 2018
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    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Benevento's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Diabetic Retinopathy
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Benevento treats Diabetic Retinopathy more than 100% of his peers

    Dr. Benevento treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

    Chorioretinal Scars
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Benevento treats Chorioretinal Scars more than 97% of his peers

    Dr. Benevento treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

    Vitreous Hemorrhage

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Benevento treats Vitreous Hemorrhage more than 93% of his peers

    Dr. Benevento treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

    Dr. Benevento's conditions and procedures:

    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Allergic Conjunctivitis
    • Anisocoria
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypertensive Eye
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Chronic Endophthalmitis
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Coreoplasty
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Diabetic Cataracts
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Foreign Body in Eye
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Iridectomy
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Night Blindness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
    • Retinal Cysts
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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    (504) 266-0058

    Dr. Benevento accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Choice Care PPO

    About Me


    Dr. Benevento, is a Board-Certified ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical management of diseases affecting the retina and vitreous. ...Read more


    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications


    • English
    • Spanish


    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD?

    Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 266-0058, and for other questions, call (504) 842-3995.

    Is Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Benevento's profile to make an appointment.

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    What are Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Benevento frequently treats Diabetic Retinopathy, Chorioretinal Scars, and Vitreous Hemorrhage. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Benevento treats.

    Where is Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD's office located?

    Dr. Benevento's office is located at 1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 10, New Orleans, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD speak?

    Dr. Benevento speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

    Does Dr. Joseph Benevento, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Benevento has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Benevento is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Ochsner Medical Center

    New Orleans, LA

    73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

    19 Awards Received