Dr. Laurel J. Benson, MD

Dr. Laurel J. Benson, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery | Female | 64 years old

Dr. Laurel Benson has more than 23 years of experience in pediatric orthopedics, sports medicine and injury rehabilitation. She attended medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and following graduation, she completed her residency at Loyola University Medical Center and fellowship training at Children's Hospital and Health Center in San Diego, California. Dr. Benson also specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, hand surgery and congenital hand deformities.Read more

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It makes no difference how an injury or illness occurs, we have recognized expertise in the field of pediatric orthopedics, sports medicine and injury rehabilitation, along with the abiliy to diagnose and treat infants, children, teens and young adults in our private office setting.Read more

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Dr. Laurel Benson has more than 23 years of experience in pediatric orthopedics, sports medicine and injury rehabilitation. She attended...Read more

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scoliosis
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Torticollis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • Achilles Tenotomy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion

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    • 0
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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University of Colorado At Denver
    • Residency Hospital
      Loyola University Medical Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Children's Hospital and Health Center

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    • Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
    • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Benson's Office & Staff

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    Dr. Laurel Benson has more than 23 years of experience in pediatric orthopedics, sports medicine and injury rehabilitation. She attended medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and following graduation, she completed her residency at Loyola University Medical Center and fellowship training at Children's Hospital and Health Center in San Diego, California.

    Dr. Benson also specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, hand surgery and congenital hand deformities.

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    Dr. Benson's Care Philosophy

    It makes no difference how an injury or illness occurs, we have recognized expertise in the field of pediatric orthopedics, sports medicine and injury rehabilitation, along with the abiliy to diagnose and treat infants, children, teens and young adults in our private office setting.