Dr. Shaida Behnam, MD

Dr. Shaida Behnam, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(29)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Shaida Behnam, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Monterey, CA. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

147 El Dorado St Ste A

Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Information

(831) 373-1813

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Behnam's Experience

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

  • Family Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Pain
  • Bunion
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Behnam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Behnam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Behnam to family and friends
4.0
based on 29 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Behnam's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Monterey, CA |
Dr. Behnam is by far the best primary care physician I've ever had and I am so glad to have her as my doctor now. She is incredibly kind and you can tell she really cares about her patients. She listens to your concerns and gives different options for treatment. I love that she incorporates Eastern...more
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in Pacific Grove, CA |
Dr. Behnam gets my highest recommendation. She is very warm, caring & respectful... which is rare in a Dr. I feel lucky to have found her. I like that you can get in to see her promptly, if needed. Her staff is wonderful, too.
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in Seaside |
Warm caring physician who really listens to you. I highly recommend her.
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in Seaside, CA |
Dr. Behnam has been a wonderful doctor for husband and myself for the last 6 years, and as my children leave their pediatricians, she will be their doctor as well. She has a very kind nature and listens very well. Never rushes you, and always takes your opinions and worries with care. I recommend...more
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in Marina, CA |
Best primary care physician I've had in 20 years. She remembers everything I tell her, and brings it up in subsequent visits, no matter how much time has elapsed! I've never had a doctor with that kind of ability to really know her patients. I've had doctors from one visit to the next act like they...more
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Dr. Behnam accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Behnam has admitting privileges

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
23625 Holman Hwy
Monterey, CA 93940
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