Dr. Monroe Benaim, MD

Dr. Monroe Benaim, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Monroe Benaim, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jupiter, FL and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

2055 Military Trl Ste 307

Jupiter, FL 33458

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Medical Security
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Benaim's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benaim "Monroe Benaim, M.D. was born in Connecticut and went to public school in Miami, Florida. He is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree with honors. He earned his Medical Degree from University of Miami School of Medicine after which he became a diplomat of the National Board of Medicine. Dr. Benaim completed his Eye Surgery training at the renowned University of Texas - Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. He has been a pioneer in the field of ophthalmology for over 20 years. Dr. Benaim was an investigator in the original FDA studies for the approval of the excimer laser for Lasik eye surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Eye Surgery where he was one of the first surgeons in the country certified. Dr. Benaim and his wife of 25 years, Jennifer, live in Jupiter, Florida and they have two young adult sons. Dr. Benaim served three terms as an elected Board Member of the School District of Palm Beach County from 2002 to 2012, the 10th largest school district in the United States. He served as Chairman of the School District for one year during this period. "
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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (Mit)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Beth Israel Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • New Eng Mc Tufts University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Parkland Meml Hospital University Tex Sw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Tufts New England Medical Center (Glaucoma)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benaim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benaim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benaim to family and friends
21 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Benaim'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 (6)

Friendly and knowledgeable staff from the moment you walk in until you check out. The technicians are thorough and Dr. Benaim spends quality time to explain each aspect of your exam. Dr. Benaim should be very proud of the staff he has assembled!
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We had a bad experience with Dr. Benaim. My husband went in for a checkup because our insurance covers a yearly checkup. We made it clear that it was a yearly checkup which should be covered under our insurance. Dr. Benaim billed me for a full medical checkup because he spoke to me for a few...more
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Nice staff very friendly and helpful in making my decision on what type of orcataract surgery
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Went in for blepharoplasty for one eye, but he thought I could use two, so I assented. The result was that the one eye i went in for still has the problem, which is that the lid is impairing my vision. No way I'd go back for another. His hands are a bit shaky, too, which I found out only when he...more
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