Dr. Richard Benya, MD

Dr. Richard Benya, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Richard Benya, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1801 W Taylor St Ste 3C

Chicago, IL 60612

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Benya'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

164  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Georgetown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • National Institute Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benya has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benya's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benya to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Benya's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Big problem tracking down Dr. to get refills. Basically have to call at least a week ahead of time and even then I don't know if that would be enough time. He has his time split up between different locations which I understand but I don't understand why a Doctor would not have access to a computer...more
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Doesn't talk , doesn't explain , didn't help . Colonoscopy took 5 minutes . What can be determined in such a short time? The nurses wasn't nice . Disappointed.
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I went to Dr. Benya for a lump on the inner lining of my anus. He inspected it briefly and said it was a hemeroid. I went to surgery a week after and I found out the bump is still there. Had a surgery for hemeroid for no reason. Now I'm going to another doctor to get this diagnosed. Worst doctor I...more
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I highly recommend Dr.Benya . He really care about you as a patient a treats you like family .
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