Dr. Valerie Bengal, MD

Dr. Valerie Bengal, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 63
(3)
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Dr. Valerie Bengal, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Santa Cruz, CA. She is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

1156 High St

Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Dr. Bengal's Experience

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Dr. Bengal'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
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sepsis
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Valley Fever
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Ill Masonic Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Natividad Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bengal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bengal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bengal to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Bengal's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Carmel, CA |
Dr. Bengal is a world-renowned expert in psychoceramics, and is highly-regarded by her peers in the medical field, both nationally and internationally. She is not only extremely gifted in medicine, but also plays the viola, violin, harp, and triangle. Sometimes the bongos! I can give a detailed personal reference: dianeincarmel@yahoo.com. Be well!
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