Dr. Daren Benson, DPM

Dr. Daren Benson, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Daren Benson, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Vancouver, WA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from California College Of Podiatric Medicine in 2000 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry, and more.Read his story

2525 NE 139th St # 140

Vancouver, WA 98686

Contact Information

(360) 882-2778

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
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Foot Conditions
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more than 98% of peers
Hammer Toe
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more than 94% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Benson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benson "Dr. Benson is a native to the Northwest (Eugene, OR) and he attended Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA, for his undergraduate training. He earned his Podiatric Medicine degree from California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco. He completed his surgical residency at Kaiser Permanente in Hayward, Fremont, and Santa Clara, CA, receiving three years of comprehensive training in elective and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. He served as Chief Resident from 2002-2003. Since 2011 Dr. Benson has served as Department Chair of the Musculoskeletal Department at TVC which encompasses Sports Medicine, Pain Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Benson is the medical director of the surgery center at TVC. Dr. Benson enjoys golf, running, hunting, football, basketball, soccer and yard work. He has run several marathons and half marathons. Most of all he enjoys time with his wife and 3 children."
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3  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

40  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Cellulitis
  • Claw Toe
  • Clubfoot
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polydactyly
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tendonitis
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32  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Amputation
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Haglund's Deformity Resection
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hindfoot Fusion
  • Joint Fusion
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Ankle Fracture
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Revision Surgery
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  • Pacific Lutheran University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • California College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital Hayward
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital Hayward
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Daren Benson, DPM
Dr. Benson is a phenomenal doctor. He is gentle, kind, informative and a magician! He has fixed my right foot and I am headed back in a few months to get my left foot fixed as well. His staff is great too! My experience with Dr. Benson has been nothing less than outstanding!
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Sep 14, 2017
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Dr. Benson did extensive surgery on my foot in January 2015. I am very disappointed with the results. My foot is now in worse condition than it was prior to the surgery. I have two other friends who also experienced poor results to the surgeries he performed.
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Sharon Stein in Vancouver, WA – Mar 16, 2017
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Dr. Benson is very friendly and knowledgable. He put to rest months of foot pain from a neuroma with a simple in office procedure. Then later when my heel pain started he diagnosed and treated my plantar fasciitis so that I can stay as active and athletic as always. I would highly recommend Dr....Read More
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Christine D in Vancouver, WA – Jun 10, 2016
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