Dr. Joseph Bennett, MD

Dr. Joseph Bennett, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Joseph Bennett, MD is a general surgery specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 1996 and specializes in general surgery.

4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 4000

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

(302) 658-7533

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bennett performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bennett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bennett's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bennett to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Bennett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I WAS A PATIENT OF DR. BENNETT'S SINCE JULY 2015. HE PERFORMED THE WHIPPLE PROCEDURE ON ME IN OCTOBER/2015 AND WHEN I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH COLORECTAL CANCER IN MARCH/2016, HE TOOK THE TIME TO COORDINATE MY TREATMENT WITH THE ONCOLOGIST/RADIOLOGIST ONCOLOGIST AND KEPT IN CONTACT WITH THEM DURING MY...more
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Dr Bennett may seem very business like when you first meet him. My mother and I were not thrilled with his demeanor after our first few visits, however we decided that we only needed him to perform surgery and that was all so we persevered. I have to say that it he is now more personable and shows...more
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My mom had her first appointment this morning with Dr. Bennett. Dr. Bennett is wonderful. He was more helpful in 15-20 minutes than most of the doctors she has seen in the last month. He was straight forward and pleasant. He listened to us and explained what needs to happen now to understand what...more
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Dr. Bennett seems OK, but the customer service of the office staff is so atrocious that I will never return.
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I know that Bennett has a great reputation, but I find him to be condescending and arrogant. His whole attitude is "I cannot be bothered with your petty ailment". He is rude beyond belief and does not listen. Never again. Hard to believe he is in the same practice as the wonderful Dr....more
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