Dr. Karen Benz, DO

Dr. Karen Benz, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female | 61 years old

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Dr. Benz specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Fort Worth, TX. She practices at 1 location.

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based on 35 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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  • Staff
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in Fort Worth, TX |
Wait time is usually 45-90 mins. Staff are unfriendly. The only reason that keeps me going to this office is Dr. Melanie. She's the best! So personable and caring. Makes you feel like you're the only one she's taking care of. Never rushed and willing to answer your questions, even via phone call. Not a fan of Dr. Benz. I feel like her staff are the way they are because of her attitude and demeanor.
in Ft Worth, TX |
Extremely pleasant and beyond impressed with my experience at this office. Staff is very friendly and Dr. Melanie Lagomichos is wonderful!!
in Ft Worth, TX |
Dr. Benz was the on-call doctor who delivered my baby. The first moment I met her, she lacked bedside manner. She was angry at the nurses for calling her too soon, even though my baby was showing signs of distress, criticized me for not using the skills I "learned in class", did not answer my questions and was condescending when I asked her to explain her medical jargon. I also felt she had better places to be and was rushing me along and was aggressive with me. No respect for birth plan.
Ft Worth, TX |
Staff is rude and terrible. Make sure before you go to the appt that was made for you is still the time before you get there for them to cancel you bc they have a delivery. As in I could care less if I'm in the need of a dr. My appt shouldn't matter. Wish I read these reviews before wasting my time.
in Hico, Tx |
I really like Dr. Benz. However, I do have a problem with her staff. They never return my calls when i have questions. AND I waited to see her for 3 hours one day! I had to have a surgery and it took 3 months to schedule it. I finally threatened to find a new doctor and they set it up. Now that I have had my surgery I am just going to find a new doctor. I want to have a baby & I'm scared if I have a problem they won't take it seriously.
in reyes |
I've hesitate about her helping me with delivery . I'm almost 8 months pregnant and every time I have an issue she blows me off and tells me that pregnancy and my issues are part of thr package. There have been countless times they do not return phone calls,or call in medications the way they promise they will. I worry that maybe she has too many patients to see a day which doesn't give you that personal time one requires from a physician.I feel no empathy.
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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

    Graduated in 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

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