Dr. Richard S. Benjamin, DPM

Dr. Richard S. Benjamin, DPM

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Podiatric Surgery | Male

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Care Philosophy

Providing the patient with an education about their condition is paramount in the total treatment plan for that patient. With over 38 years of experience, I have learned to listen to the patient. I take a common sense approach, backed by medical experience, in treating my patients.Read more

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Dr. Benjamin's Reviews

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based on 14 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Benjamin Says:

You cannot please everyone every time.  We must have realistic expectations of our conditions.  I will each patient my best and honest effort to correct your problem.

Dr. Benjamin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Weirsdale, FL |
Very attentive and understood the problems/ issues that were addressed, I failed to ask and review the x-rays taken. He had an immediate solution for future surgery to help the problem. Made it very clear it wouldn't improve the foot to its original state..
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Dr. Benjamin's Care Philosophy

Providing the patient with an education about their condition is paramount in the total treatment plan for that patient.  With over 38 years of experience, I have learned to listen to the patient. I take a common sense approach, backed by medical experience, in treating my patients.

Dr. Benjamin says...

I have 38 years of experience in all phases of podiatric medicine and surgery.  Special emphasis in reconstructive surgery.  I have developed several unique procedures for plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon repair, and fat pad augmentation of the foot and heel.

Dr. Benjamin says...

Over 27,000 procedures performed on the foot, ankle and lower leg.

Dr. Benjamin says...

You cannot please everyone every time.  We must have realistic expectations of our conditions.  I will each patient my best and honest effort to correct your problem.

Dr. Benjamin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Podiatric Surgery
  •  Board certified in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Cleveland Foot Center/Forest City Hospital

    Completed in 1978

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ladistan Clinic, Kiev Ukraine

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Maryland

    Graduated in 1973

  • Other Education
    Orthofix, Verona, Italy

    Completed in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management