Dr. Kevin D. Benson, MD

Dr. Kevin D. Benson, MD

Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery | Male | 47 years old

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My goal is to give patients a clear understanding of their problem and solutions to improve their quality of life with effective, minimally invasive options to correct pelvic floor disorders including incontinence, prolapse, chronic pelvic pain, Interstitial Cystitis, and fecal incontinence (loss of stool).Read more

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in Brookings, SD |
After struggling with some postpartum pelvic issues, Dr. Benson has helped me to get back to my old self. He provided top quality care, explained everything g appropriately and treated me as a whole person (not just addressing my pelvic issue). I can't say enough good things about this doctor. If you are struggling with any pelvix health problems, please schedule an appointment with him asap. You don't have to love with these symptoms and he can help you achieve the quality of life you deserve!
in Sioux Falls, SD |
Very patient in answering specific questions and explaining procedures. He made me feel like no question was too trite to answer. In the operating room I only used a local anesthetic and the whole time I was having the surgery, he talked me through what he was doing and encouraged me that I was doing great, he also was so courteous to the other health care workers in the surgery room.
in Sioux Falls, SD |
My daughter had a partial hysterectomy and pelvic floor reconstruction done by Dr. Benson and she was in a lot of pain after discharge. She called his office and was told to go to acute care because they were all booked up. What kind of quake would refer his surgical patient, who is in a lot of pain, to an unknown Dr.? In my opinion this Dr.deserves to lose his license. He sure fouled me, a RN, that he was a good Dr. I am applauded at his care! My daughter should have sued him for negligence!
in Wahpeton, ND |
He is a very knowledgable caring doctor. He explains things in a way I understood and made me feel like he really cares. I felt like like he listened to my concerns. If not for Dr Benson, I would still be having sometimes unbearable pain and discomfort. Since seeing him, my life has truly changed. I would, without hesitation, highly recommend him to anyone and everyone!! I am so thrilled I was referred to him!
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Dr. Benson's Care Philosophy

My goal is to give patients a clear understanding of their problem and solutions to improve their quality of life with effective, minimally invasive options to correct pelvic floor disorders including incontinence, prolapse, chronic pelvic pain, Interstitial Cystitis, and fecal incontinence (loss of stool).

Dr. Benson says...

At Sanford Health Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery we focus on the patient as a whole person. Pelvic Floor Disorders are personal and embarrassing and  require a special team to provide the best individual outcomes. We measure our success as improvement in your quality of life.  I have specific, focused expertise in assisting you with education and intervention if needed. Our clinic is directed to provide the most up to date care and innovations available for you. Clinical research is a big part of what we do and this allows you to participate in cutting edge therapies available no where else.  We strive to exceed your expectations and look forward to the opportunity to serve you.


Kevin Benson, MD and the team at Sanford Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Benson says...

I strive to offer you, our patient, the latest in surgical advances in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders.  I have trained with leading surgeons throughout the world and bring this expertise to our community to assist you.  I specialize in vaginal surgery and minimal invasive laparoscopic approaches to create a optimal surgical experience.  I perform many minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of prolapse and incontinence, many of these are same day and allow immediate recovery.  I look forward to visiting with you and finding a solution for your pelvic floor problems.

Dr. Benson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  •  Board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in South Dakota not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Why It Matters: Dr. Benson's Board Certifications

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Dyspareunia
  • Endometriosis
  • Enterocele
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Pelvic Floor Muscle Spasm
  • Pelvic Floor Tension Myalgia
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Prolapsed Bladder
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Outflow Obstruction
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis


  • Medical School
    University Of South Dakota

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Wisconsin / Madison

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Wi Hospital and Cli

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of South Dakota School Of Medicine Master's Degree In Basic Biological Sciences

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of South Dakota

    Graduated in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethrogram
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Pain Management
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pubovaginal Sling
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urethral Catheterization
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Reconstruction
  • Urethral Sling
  • Urodynamic Testing
  • Vaginal Cuff Revision
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery
  • Vaginal Repair
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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