Dr. Richard Benya, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Richard Benya, MD
Dr. Richard Benya, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Benya is affiliated with Loyola University Medical Center.

1801 W Taylor St Ste 3C

Chicago, IL 60612

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Dr. Richard Benya, MD

Dr. Richard Benya, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Benya's Experience

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Dr. Benya's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
164

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Warts
  • Giardiasis
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization Administration
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benya to family and friends
2.6
based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Benya's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Hickory Hills, IL |
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.
in Chicago, IL |
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 have ever met. He does not know what he is doing.
Maywood, IL |
I highly recommend Dr.Benya . He really care about you as a patient a treats you like family .
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Dr. Benya accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
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Hospitals where Dr. Benya has admitting privileges

Loyola University Medical Center
2160 S 1st Ave
Maywood, IL 60153
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