Dr. William Benedict, MD

Dr. William Benedict, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(36)
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Dr. William Benedict, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Marietta, GA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.

61 Whitcher St NE # 310

Marietta, GA 30060

Contact Information

(770) 422-2326

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 99% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Aneurysm
  • Astrocytoma
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Transphenoidal Surgery
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University of Scranton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Department Of Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Department Of Neurological Surgery: Loyola University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benedict has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benedict's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benedict to family and friends
4.0
based on 36 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Benedict's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Benedict is the worst doctor I have ever had the misfortune of seeing. It is doctors like him that make people not only despise the medical profession in general but also mistrust them as well. His bedside manner is atrocious & is ego is even worse. To say this man has a God complex is an...more
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We had our first appointment with Dr.Benedict today and thought that he was very caring, knowledgeable, and had great bedside manner. He gave facts about upcoming procedures and care with great compassion about future treatment and success rate. He was honest, real and very encouraging. We feel...more
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If i could give 1 star i would. He has no bedside manor and he belittled me and I felt very judged. The surgery was a success but he is distant and just plain mean. I would not recommend him as a first chouce...more like last choice. I had a complete spinal fusion from breaking my back, and was...more
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Dr. Benedict performed three surgeries on my 85 year old father-in-law who broke his back and neck during a fall. Dr. Benedict explained each procedure carefully and took the time to clearly communicate with my FIL and patiently answer any and all questions. His care is patient centered; his...more
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Dr. Benedict is knowledgeable, however not arrogant. He has a great understanding of neurosurgery and even neurology. Something that was vitally important was that when opening me up, he wanted to minimize my exposure. I had been through four prior procedures with other neurosurgeons who only...more
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