Dr. Valerie Bengal, MD

Dr. Valerie Bengal, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Valerie Bengal, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in family medicine.

1156 High St

Santa Cruz, CA 95064

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Dr. Bengal's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
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
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Dermatitis
Diabetes Screening
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
Gonorrhea Screening
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
Liver Function Test
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
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
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
Syphilis Screening
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Valerie Bengal, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

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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...Read More
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