Dr. Michael Benke, MD

Dr. Michael Benke, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Michael Benke, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from New York University in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

25 Prospect Ave

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

(201) 343-2277

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Runner's Knee
very high
more than 92% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Benke's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Benke "Fortunately, in orthopaedics and especially Sports Medicine, most injuries can be treated non-operatively, and this is always our primary objective. We do our best to keep patients and athletes active and on the playing field and out of the operating room."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Benke does not have any board certifications listed.

39  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
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37  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • George Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Santa Monica Orthopaedic Group
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Benke has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Benke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benke's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benke to family and friends
27 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Benke's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Benke is great. He’s very knowledgeable and knows exactly what needs to be done in order to fix you up. He performed my hip arthroscopy surgery after a laneral year caused from a car accident. I felt relief of tremendous pain I suffered with for 10 months. I would definitely go back if needed...more
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From the one time I broke my foot to the few years later I had issues with my knee, Dr. Benke was caring and professional. He loves his job and it shows in his demeanor to his patients. I had to get my knee operated on and he was amazing. Highly recommend..
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From the beginning, Dr. Benke was committed to helping resolve my shoulder pain. Even before ultimately having no other choice but to have surgery, he attempted everything in his power to avoid it. After deciding to have the surgery, he explained with detail how he would correct all the things...more
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I came to Active Orthopedic due to knee problems. Dr. BENKE was attentive to my complaints. Took xrays and determined my knees are gone on gone. He suggested I get Synisc-one injections. They worked for a short period. Dr. Banks recommended I see Dr John, his partner for a tor. Dr. Banker has...more
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Dr. Benke was kind and informative. He spoke to me in terms I could understand and welcomed my questions and concerns. I recently underwent rotator cuff surgery. The office is well run and Barbara could not be more helpful. My overall surgical experience with Active Orthopedics in Hackensack ...more
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