Dr. Ross Benthien, MD

Dr. Ross Benthien, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Ross Benthien, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.

31 Seymour St # 607

Hartford, CT 06106

Contact Information

(860) 549-3210

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth

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Top Care Areas

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

Bursitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Benthien'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

17  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Uconn John Dempsey Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Mercy Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benthien has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benthien's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benthien to family and friends
35 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Benthien's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

If I could select 0, I would. Incorrectly recommended immediate weight bearing for an injury. Six weeks later, I have nonunion of a fracture and displaced bone (was not originally displaced). If you ask him a question, he is rude and condescending. He clearly missed the day in class when they teach...more
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Dr. Benthien And his staff were wonderful, caring and supportive during the recuperation of my broken ankle. I was also provided with professional medical treatment. I would recommend Dr. Benthien to all.
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I recently had the opportunity to meet him for my son which had surgery with him. He was very knowledgeable and professional. He made recommendations and left us with the choice but was very thorough and actually talked to us and seemed genuinely concerned.
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WOW.... after reading the negative responses I turned to my husband & said.."is this our Orthopedic surgeon we find very confident & skilled in his practices"? We will agree on a lesser degree on his bedside manner but if all of you want is a great personality with humor, call your docs office &...more
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I recently fell down a flight a stairs. After a week, my ankle was still very swollen and bruised, and I had trouble walking and keeping up with my daily activities. The first thing out of his mouth when he walked into the room was "So, how often do you fall down stairs?" He proceeded to let me...more
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