Dr. Richard Benjamin, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  |  
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Dr. Richard Benjamin, DPM
Dr. Richard Benjamin, DPM is a podiatric surgery doctor who practices in Lady Lake, FL. He has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Benjamin is affiliated with The Villages Regional Hospital.

749 County Road 466

Lady Lake, FL 32159

Contact Information

(352) 259-9288

Dr. Richard Benjamin, DPM

Dr. Richard Benjamin, DPM

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 5 More

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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.
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Dr. Benjamin's Experience

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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
1

Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
8

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
14

Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Maryland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Cleveland Foot Center/Forest City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Ladistan Clinic, Kiev Ukraine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Orthofix, Verona, Italy
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benjamin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benjamin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benjamin to family and friends
3.1
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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 Comments (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 accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
    NetworkBlue
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Benjamin has admitting privileges

The Villages Regional Hospital
1451 El Camino Real
The Villages, FL 32159
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