Dr. Mark Benfield, MD

Pediatric Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
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Dr. Mark Benfield, MD
Dr. Mark Benfield, MD is a pediatric nephrology doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Benfield is affiliated with Children's of Alabama, St. Vincent's East, Brookwood Medical Center and St. Vincent's Birmingham.

1425 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

(205) 558-3200

Dr. Mark Benfield, MD

Dr. Mark Benfield, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

The people of Pediatric Nephrology of Alabama, PC seek to provide the best care available in the most compassionate and efficient way possible. We commit to bring all of our experience and energy to working with you and your family. May this be a place of healing of the body, mind, and spirit for all those who enter.
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Dr. Benfield's Experience

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Dr. Benfield's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Nephrology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Nephrology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Dehydration
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Incontinence
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Pediatric Voiding
  • Proteinuria
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Biopsy
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Percutaneous Biopsy of Autologous Kidney
  • Percutaneous Biopsy of Transplanted Kidney
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Renal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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.

Education

  • Tulane U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Chldns Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Chldns Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • University of Minnesota: Resident Teaching Award, 1987
  • Tulane:Phi Beta Kappa, 1980
  • UAB: William E. Rowe Award Nominee, 2003
  • Tulane Scholar and Honors in Biology, 1980
  • Best Doctors in America List, 2005-curre
  • Tulane:Summa Cum Laude, 1980
Media & Publications

Dr. Benfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benfield to family and friends
4.6
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Benfield's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Sheffield, AL |
I would recommend Dr. Benfield. Bedside manner is an A+++. Wish he could be my physician or at least my son's doctor of all things. I have not meant a better doctor. I can't say enough about Dr. Benfield. He's exceptional. Thanks for all you do Dr. Benefield.
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Dr. Benfield accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Benfield has admitting privileges

Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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Children's of Alabama
1600 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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St. Vincent's Birmingham
810 St. Vincent's Drive
Birmingham, AL 35205
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St. Vincent's East
50 Medical Park Dr E
Birmingham, AL 35235
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