Dr. Robert Benton, MD

Dr. Robert Benton, MD

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Dr. Robert Benton, MD is a cardiology specialist in Troy, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

2231 Burdett Ave Ste 160

Troy, NY 12180

Contact Information

(518) 292-6200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EBS-RMSCO
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Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Benton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benton "Since 1997, Dr. Benton has practiced in Troy, NY and Albany, NY. He is the Chief of Cardiology at Samaritan Hospital and is Past President of the Medical Staff. Dr. Benton is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. In addition he is certified in the subspecialties of Nuclear Cardiology and Adult Echocardiography. He has earned the title of Certified Physician Investigator from the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. As the Director of the Capital Cardiology Associates, PC, Division of Clinical Research, Dr. Benton has participated in approximately 30 clinical trials in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Many of these have been landmark studies published in the such journals at the New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association, Circulation and The Lancet. Dr. Benton's cardiology specialties include general cardiovascular disease, hypertension, nuclear cardiology, and echocardiography."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Benton "Capital Cardiology Associates, PC is a benchmark cardiology practice committed to improving our patient's quality of life.

By providing state of the art diagnostics, board certified physicians and a caring and competent staff, we offer the highest quality of care in a comfortable, supportive atmosphere.

Capital Cardiology Associates provides a full range of diagnostic, interventional, surgical, therapeutic and preventative services in the treatment of cardiovascular disease to patients throughout the Capital Region. Our board-certified cardiologists offer a full range of cardiology services to treat all categories of heart disease."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Vincents Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Benton

3.9

Based on 15 reviews

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1 Star
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I've been his patient for years. As a person and as a physician, they don't come any better than Dr Benton.
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I have seen Dr. Benton four times over the past two years. On each visit he has asked how I was and what issues I had. He listens, and his responses are very clear and straightforward. What impresses me most is how he (no pun intended) gets right to the heart of the matter, orders appropriate...Read More
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All I can say is Dr. Benton saved my life. He is compassionate to a fault.
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Dr. Benton spent less than 6 minutes with me in 2 office visits. He tosses radiology report on a chair and sprints out the door. Told me he didn't need to see me for 3 years. After carefully reading this report, I saw there is a NEW condition that could lead to stroke! I WONDER IF BENTON...Read More
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I would not recommend this dr. He makes you feel less then human. Belittles you and doesn't take you seriously.
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