Dr. Richard Benson, MD

Dr. Richard Benson, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Benson, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Fairfax, VA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 450

Fairfax, VA 22031

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Thrombosis
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more than 56% of peers
Stroke
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more than 49% of peers
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
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more than 43% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Neurological Institute Columbia Presbyterian Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • St Elizabeth's Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Harvard Longwood Neurology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benson to family and friends
4.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Benson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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Precise, knowledgeable, understanding, informative
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Dr. Benson accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Benson has admitting privileges

Medstar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010
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