Dr. Michael Benson, MD

Dr. Michael Benson, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Michael Benson, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Deerfield, IL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from NWU FIENBERG SCH OF MED in 1982 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

720 Osterman Ave Ste 205

Deerfield, IL 60015

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more than 84% of peers
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Dr. Benson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benson "Michael Benson, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. has been in private practice at his Deerfield office since 1987. Board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, he also has an office Lindenhurst. Doctor Benson is a graduate of the six years Honors Program in Medical Education of Northwestern University, where, as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical society, he graduated in the top 15% of his medical school class. Having completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern, he is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University and is active in teaching Northwestern medical students. Dr. Benson is on the editorial board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the world's largest OB-GYN specialty medical journal and in this capacity reviews nearly 100 journal submissions annually. He also serves as a peer reviewer for Obstetric Medicine and the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecologic Research. He has authored trade books on contraception and pregnancy. In addition, he has authored three medical textbooks on obstetrics and gynecology, one of which has been translated into Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish. Dr. Benson is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a member of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) and won the CIBA Community Service Award from Northwestern Medical School. In addition to seeing his patients in private practice, Dr. Benson does research into the immunology of late pregnancy. Specifically, he is investigating the mechanism of amniotic fluid embolism, one of the leading causes of maternal mortality in developed nations. He has raised over $150,000,000 in private foundation money. In addition to publishing papers on AFE, Dr. Benson has published on obstetrical DIC, maternal hemorrhage, and cardiac arrest in pregnancy... Recently, Doctor Benson started a medical device company, Benson Medical. Committed to using technology to improve care for women, Benson Medical has developed an improved surgical clamp for use in gynecologic procedures. The start-up has patents or patents pending in the US, Europe, China, Korea, Japan, and Canada. Dr. Benson collaborates with Doctor Sheri Schreiber, an obstetrician gynecologist who sees patients in both offices as well as Nurse Midwife Chanelle Nsango. Nurse Midwife also sees patients in both offices and delivers babies at Highland Park Hospital. She is an internationally certified lactation consultant."


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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

28  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Benson's Reviews

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21 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Dr. Benson's Performance

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  • 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 (2)

With Dr Benson for over 20 years. Totally trust his medical care.
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Dr. Benson is a brilliant doctor. I've been his patient for many years and throughout all 4 of my pregnancies. He's extremely thorough and competent - nothing slips through the cracks in his care. He always has the best interests of his patients as his utmost concern - and that's what really...more
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