Dr. Lurleen Benzian, MD

Dr. Lurleen Benzian, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Lurleen Benzian, MD is a dermatologist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University in 1991 and specializes in dermatology.

334 S Patterson Ave Ste 105

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • MultiPlan

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Hair Loss
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

35  Conditions Treated


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8  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • West Virginia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Marshall University School Of Medicine, Pediatrics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics, Department Of Dermatology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Tulane University Hospital, Department Of Dermatology, Clinical Research Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benzian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benzian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benzian to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 1

Dr. Benzian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have seen Dr. Benzian for several years and my children have also seen her. She has always been very professional and extremely helpful. I trust her medical judgement, evaluations, and advice. She is very easy to talk with and exceptionally caring and considerate.
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I was very pleased with my visit with Dr Benzian.. She was thorough, and professional! Took great care of my concerns.
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Very dissatisfied with office staff. Have not met Dr. Benzian therefore, she is not rated. Called for an urgent appointment for my wife explaining the nature of the urgency. There were no openings for almost 2 months and so I again explained the urgency and asked what she recommended. She said...more
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Completely Unprofessional: Dr. Benzian's office lost the punch biopsy samples that had been taken, Dr. Benzian blamed it on the lab but we called the lab and found that no samples had been received. Dr Benzian's staff were astonished by my husband's tall height and asked to take photos with him....more
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