Dr. Mark T. Behnam, MD

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Dr. Mark T. Behnam, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male

KAREN M NELSON MD 314 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405 Get Directions

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Mark Behnam, MD, offers expert, compassionate women s care with special interest in well-woman care, normal and high risk obstetrics,...   Read More

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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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    5 based on 8 responses
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Behnam's Office & Staff
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • Obstetrics

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breech Position
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
    • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Gynecologic Disorders
    • Hemorrhoids
    • High Risk Pregnancy
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Incontinence
    • Infertility
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
    • Mastodynia
    • Maternal Anemia
    • Menopause
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Miscarriages
    • Multiple Gestation
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Perimenopause
    • Placenta Previa
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Preeclampsia
    • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Yeast Infections

    Procedures Performed

    • Birth Control
    • Colposcopy
    • C-Section
    • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Endocervical Curettage
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fetal Monitoring
    • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Pregnancy Test
    • Pregnancy Ultrasound
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
    • Sympathectomy
    • Tubal Ligation
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Wound Repair

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      Sanctions

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    • 0
      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Vienna Medical School
    • Residency Hospital
      West Virginia Hospital

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • German
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    Dr. Behnam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Behnam's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Behnam

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Behnam's Care Philosophy

    Mark Behnam, MD, offers expert, compassionate women s care with special interest in well-woman care, normal and high risk obstetrics, female endocrine issues, incontinence correction, and minimally invasive surgery. He is trained in the most advanced technologies available for the treatment of abnormal menstrual bleeding. Dr. Behnam strives to create an atmosphere of trust with his patients, collaborating with them in order to choose the best course of treatment.