Dr. Teresa Benacquista, MD

Dr. Teresa Benacquista, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Teresa Benacquista, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 1985 and specializes in plastic surgery.

1250 Waters Pl

Bronx, NY 10461

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
more than 81% of peers
more than 32% of peers
more than 8% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

16  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts

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.


  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benacquista has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benacquista's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benacquista to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Benacquista's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a breast reduction and some moles removed from my face Dr. Benaquista is a perfectionist She explained everything in detail I have in the past and will continue to recommend her.
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I am do not recommend this doctor at all. The most badly experience I've had in my life. she did liposuction, tummy tuck and transfer the fat graft in my buttocks... now my stomach isn't flat at all, the scar looks so ugly, buttocks and back looks the same as before surgery. All those means that I...more
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I schedule coverage for my job 2 times. I was only going back to find out when my surgery was to be scheduled. The appointments were canceled two weeks n a row only to have her come in on the 3rd week and say she didn't feel comfortable doing the surgery. She recommended another surgeon now I have...more
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Dr. Benacquista did my breast reduction last year and did an amazing job!!! I recommend her to everyone I know.
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