Dr. Robert E. Benton, MD

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Dr. Robert E. Benton, MD

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Cardiology | Male

Capital Cardiology Associates 2231 Burdett Ave Ste 160, Troy, NY 12180 Get Directions
(518) 292-6200

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Since 1997, Dr. Benton has practiced in Troy, NY and Albany, NY. He is the Chief of Cardiology at...Read more

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based on 11 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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in Schenectady, NY |
Dr. Benton is one of the most kind, caring, compassionate doctors I have ever had. He is very thorough with his testing and procedures. I travel 40 minutes to his Troy office to see him. I will not see any other physician in the practice. I would recommend him to anyone!
in Menands NY |
There is no other doctor in this area more caring than Dr. Benton. He doesn't rush through appointments; he listens to your concerns; he speaks with you and not at you in terms you can understand. He can be down to earth and he can be forceful depending on you. I highly recommend Dr Benton.
Worsted Dr I have ever delt with in my life .Had to find another dr after I was told I was waisting his time.Glad I did because if I hadn't And went by what he said I would be dead
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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection 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
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Echocardiogram Interpretation
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    St Vincents Hospital Med Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown University Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Georgetown University Hospital

    Completed in 1996

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Benton says...

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.