Dr. Richard Benninger, MD

Dr. Richard Benninger, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Benninger, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 48 years.

833 Michigan St NE Ste 101

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 459-3713

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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 Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • University Mich Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benninger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benninger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benninger to family and friends
4.9
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Benninger'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Redmond , WA |
I was a patient of Dr. Benninger for many years, but recently moved to Washington. I will be hard pressed to find a new ophthalmologist who could fill his shoes. Dr. Benninger always took the time to address any concerns I had. He is by far the best ophthalmologist I have ever seen.
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in Ada, MI |
I can highly recommend Dr. Benninger for many reasons: He is very knowledgeable, personable, most helpful, willing to take time with you to answer any & all questions, never makes you feel as if you're wasting his time, well-mannered, etc., etc., etc.,~~all the things a doctor should be. It is...more
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in Rockford |
I have had multiple experiences with Dr. BENNINGER and have always found him to be pleasant, well spoken and knowledgeable.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Benninger accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Benninger has admitting privileges

Spectrum Health Medical Center - Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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