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Dr. Frederick Benson, MD

Family Medicine* Age 73
Dr. Frederick Benson, MD
4.6 (26 Ratings)

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Dr. Frederick Benson, MD

Family Medicine* Age 73
San Jose, CA
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44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

 

Overview

Dr. Frederick Benson, MD works in San Jose, CA as a Family Medicine Specialist and has 44 years experience.

They graduated from University of California at San Diego in 1980. Dr. Benson completed a residency at San Jose Hospital. At present, Dr. Benson has received an average rating of 4.6 from patients and has been reviewed 26 times. They are affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. Their office is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Benson also speaks Italian. Dr. Benson practices at Practice in San Jose, CA.

Offers Telehealth

This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule.

Explains Conditions Well

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Trustworthy

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Friendly Staff

Patients said the staff was friendly.

Easy Scheduling

Patients said scheduling was easy.

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Locations

  1. 1 Frederick P. Benson MD Inc.
    5595 Winfield Blvd Ste 214, San Jose, CA 95123

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Benson
4.6
Based on 26 Reviews
5 Stars (21)
4 Stars (2)
3 Stars (2)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (1)

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About Me

Languages Spoken
Italian
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Specialties*
Family Medicine
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of California at San Diego
    1980
Medical Education

Internship

Internship
  • San Jose Hospital
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • San Jose Hospital
    1983
Residency Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Benson accepts telehealth appointments. Please call Dr. Benson's office to make an appointment.

Dr. Benson accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Benson accepts here.

Yes, Dr. Benson speaks Italian. See Dr. Benson's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Benson has a star rating of 4.6/5 and has been reviewed 26 times.

Dr. Benson has been practicing as a Family Medicine Specialist for 44 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Good Samaritan Hospital

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Preventive care: what doctors want you to know

Preventive care can help identify current or future health and medical concerns before they become major.

  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)