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Dr. Mitchell Benson, MD

Urology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Benson

Dr. Mitchell Benson, MD is an urology specialist in Scarsdale, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1977 and specializes in urology and oncology.


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4.2

Based on 16 reviews

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Excellent surgeon. He spent a significant amount of time with my wife and I explaining the procedure, statistical outcomes and potential side effects. He also has a wonderful staff, especially his nurse, Tanesha.
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Properly diagnosed me when my first urologist did not. Probably saved my life
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NASTY Doctor. Truly shocked at what horrible manners this man has. Or lack there of I should say. I cannot believe he is part of such an excellent practice with so many fabulous doctors at New York-Presbyterian Westchester Group. I highly suggest patients choose another Doctor rather than use him. I just left his office completely appalled at his behavior. He is very rude and truly unprofessional. Clearly he must be having a bad day and took it out on me!
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Dr Mitchell Benson is the absolute BEST Urologist in the United States. There is none better!!
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Lawrence Hospital has scored a home run. The brilliant and talented surgeon, Dr. Mitchell C Benson, has joined its staff as Director of Urology. .Recommended highly for his second to none surgical expertise and for his wealth of knowledge, enhanced by his kind and compassionate demeanor....a perfect combination.
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Dr Benson is the best surgeon there is and a wonderful human being. I credit him with saving my husband's life.
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Dr. Benson is the quintessential diagnostician, an outstanding surgeon and a caring human being.
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The Doctor is fine - the support staff is the worst i have encountered - they do not pickup the phone - you leave a message & usually require two follow up calls before you get a return call - i waited 2 weeks for test results & lost a month in scheduling a procedure because of their laxity - the last straw was i showed up for last appointment (3 1/2 hour round trip) and the doctor wasn't there that day - I had not been informed - the appointment was on their computer - i never got an apolology
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Excellent Physician, excellent care, excellent results
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About Me

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Specialties

  • Urology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

1984
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1982
New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
Residency Hospital
1979
Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Mount Sinai Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
1984
1982
1979
1978
1977

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(914) 722-6300

Dr. Benson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Net
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Tricare
HealthFirst
HealthPlus
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HealthPlus Amerigroup
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Humana
Tricare
Husky Health
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inHealth
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INTotal Health
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Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medica
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Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MVP Health Care
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
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United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Benson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Urinary Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benson treats Urinary Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Benson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Prostate Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benson treats Prostate Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Benson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benson treats Cancer more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Benson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer

Dr. Benson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroplasty With Repair of Bladder Neck With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypospadias
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neutropenia
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Open Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Orchiectomy
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spermatocele
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urostomy
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections