Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD

Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
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Age 45
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Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD is a pulmonologist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 2001 and specializes in pulmonary disease, sleep medicine, and more.Read his story

401 Phalen Blvd

Saint Paul, MN 55130

Contact Information

(651) 254-7670

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthPartners
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Benson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Benson'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.

Dr. Benson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benson "I grew up in the suburbs of Minneapolis and have lived in the Twin Cites area all my life. This regions my home and I feel very lucky I can help care for those in my community. I currently live in St. Paul with my wife and two children. When time permits I enjoy running, biking, and camping. I try to take advantage of the The Boundary Waters Canoe Area, state parks, area lakes and other outdoor nature resources this area has to offer. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Benson "I am very committed to partner with patients to empower them to take charge of their health and help manage chronic illness. I understand the impact that conditions like emphysema, asthma, insomnia, and sleep apnea can have on one's quality of life. I believe that developing long term, personalized relationships with patients to be the key to helping them successfully managing their health. It is these personalized relations that are the most rewarding experience for being a physician."

3  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

51  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Minnesota Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Minnesota Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Minnesota Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benson to family and friends
1 review

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Dr. Benson'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

    Under 10 minutes
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