Dr. Laurel Benson, MD

Dr. Laurel Benson, MD

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Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
67 y/o
(35)

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Dr. Laurel Benson, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Denver, CO. She specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery.Read her story

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Dr. Benson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Elbow Injuries
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benson treats Elbow Injuries more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Benson treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benson treats Fracture more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Benson treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benson treats Shoulder Disorders more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Benson treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Benson's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arm Surgery
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Benson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Benson

4.7

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
91.42857142857143%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
5.714285714285714%
(2)

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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Benson was incredible with our 6 year old. He was so nervous about his surgery and she calmed him down and helped him through the whole experience. She took the time to talk to him and us. We were so pleased with her and her ability she has with children.
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We have been SO happy and pleased with the care our son has had, from birth, with his bilateral club foot. It's been a long journey from his little kidney bean looking feet to what would be considered "normal" now. Dr. Benson and her staff have done an amazing job throughout the entire process;...Read More
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This was one of the best orthopedic appointments we've had! Dr. Benson was thorough and patient - she explained directly to my daughter what was going on and answered my questions as well. We loved seeing the x-rays in the exam room. She provided a simple solution to relieve foot pain(for club...Read More
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My son has met four different orthopedic surgeons here in Colorado and none of them were as great as Dr. Benson. She has amazing bedside manners and shows great sensitivity towards my sons emotions and worries. I knew right on the spot when I met her that I wanted her to be my sons orthopedic...Read More
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You couldn’t ask for a more personable, genuinely interested and caring dr. Not quick to suggest surgery and very thorough and thoughtful. Really gets to know our daughter as a whole person not just her ortho needs. We re so happy to have dr benson on our team!
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Guardian
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint
Worker's Compensation
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