Dr. Sheldon Benjamin, MD

Dr. Sheldon Benjamin, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(5)
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Dr. Sheldon Benjamin, MD is a geriatric psychiatry doctor who practices in Worcester, MA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Benjamin is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center - Memorial Campus.

55 Lake Ave N # 7

Worcester, MA 01655

Contact Information

(508) 856-6580

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Cranial Trauma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
more than 85% of peers
Concussion
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Ataxia
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Insomnia
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Phobia
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Tufts Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Boston U Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Boston Va Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benjamin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Benjamin does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Benjamin and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Benjamin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benjamin to family and friends
2.6
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Benjamin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Benjamin accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Benjamin has admitting privileges

UMass Memorial Medical Center - Memorial Campus
119 Belmont St
Worcester, MA 01605
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