Dr. Robert Benson, MD

Dr. Robert Benson, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Robert Benson, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Ponchatoula, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1976 and specializes in internal medicine and dermatology.

180 N 5th St

Ponchatoula, LA 70454

Contact Information

(985) 370-7546

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Benson's Experience

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Dr. Benson'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 Dermatology and Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

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

45  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benson's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benson to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Benson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

First time customer. Dr. Benson listened to my concerns, gave honest opinions and administered very natural looking improvements. Staff was warm, helpful and not concerned about upselling. Pleasantly surprised to find a great clinic that’s also affordable and close to home. Gals up front even touch...more
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The staff member I saw seemed to be competent. The front end office staff [sic.] conducts business like a slumber party - more Facebook concern than patients. Very poor service, if any, for scheduling at both Ponchatoula and Amite offices. Left on hold for more than five minutes, appointment...more
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I recently visited Dr. Benson for skin spots that look similar to sun spots and was first seen by his nurse practitioner. After discussing the issue with his nurse, I was then told that the skin discoloration was permanent and the pigmentation would never return and there was simply nothing to be...more
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The doctor took it upon herself to administer filler where she deemed necessary and when I didn't like the results she lied and stated filler wasn't injected in those areas. I went to another doctor who said the filler is there and was horribly administered. She still refuses to dissolve the...more
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