Dr. Kathleen Benson, MD

Dr. Kathleen Benson, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kathleen Benson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Las Vegas, NV. She specializes in cardiology, internal medicine, and more.

Advanced Heart and Vascular Specialists

4432 S Eastern Ave

Las Vegas, NV 89119
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Private HealthCare Systems

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Benson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Obesity
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benson to family and friends
45 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Benson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Benson is good, but very difficult to actually see for an appointment. Late for every appointment, once for 2 hours. I had an appointment that the office cancelled and couldn't get back in for 7 weeks. Then that appointment was cancelled and rescheduled for the following month. Then that...more
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Dr. Benson is outstanding! She is one of the best doctors I have ever worked with. She is always willing to go the extra mile. She has a busy practice but does whatever is needed to get the patients needs met.. I feel 100% comfortable with her and the staff is amazing too! I would recommend...more
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Being seen by Dr Benson is always a positive experience. She explains things very well. The trick is getting to the exam room to be seen. Your appointment may be for 10:00 a.m. and you arrive on time. But chances are you won't see Dr. Benson until noon or 1:00 p.m. Wait times at this practice...more
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Her staff is one of the most unprofessional staff I have came across. It is hard driving from Arizona to Las Vegas and learn your appointments have changed. After 3 to four times my husband has decided not to continue as a patient. However doctor Benson is an excellent doctor but seems to be...more
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I have been associated with the medical field for over 30 years and i am very particular about which doctors that I see and I am very cautious to recommend a doctor to others. Dr. Benson is an exception! She professional, nice, she remembers details and she is punctual as possible. Dr. Benson, is...more
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