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Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Benson

HealthPartners Lung and Sleep Health

401 Phalen Blvd Saint Paul, MN 55130

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Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD is a pulmonologist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 2001 and specializes in pulmonary disease, sleep medicine, and more.


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(651) 254-7670

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Dr. Benson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benson treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benson treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Benson treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Benson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

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. ...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

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

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