Al B. Benson III, MD

Al B. Benson III, MD

4.8 
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Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Medical Oncology

Insurance Accepted

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences - 1976
Residency:
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics - 1979
Fellowships:
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics - 1984

Board Certifications

  • American Board Internal Medicine (Certified)
  • American Board Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.8
4.8 
100 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.8
  • Shows Concern
    4.8
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.8
  • Explains Medications
    4.8
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.8
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

19 Reviews
October 12, 2019

Dr. Benson is the doctor you want when undergoing treatment for colon cancer.

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August 17, 2019

you have a winner in dr Benson. have all the faith in the world with him. soends time answers questions NW should be ecstatic to have such a doctor.

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July 11, 2019

good

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June 24, 2019

Dr. Benson is AWESOME!

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June 10, 2019

Dr. Benson is an excellent physician. I feel very fortunate to be a patient of Dr. Benson.

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June 10, 2019

dr benson was so well versed and I respect his knowledge with my cancer as well as he is so respected by my oncologist. he is nothing but professional and courteous and I am glad I was able to have him consult on my case. very lucky to now have him as one of my doctors

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April 18, 2019

My *Dr. Benson takes his time explaining my medical needs I'm lucky to have him.

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April 13, 2019

Dr.Benson is very thorough. He is extremely knowledgeable. He let me take all the time I needed for my questions. I feel great encouraged & I am not so afraid about my disease now that he is my doctor. I feel very well cared for & when it is time, I would feel comfortable dying under his care. He is a gentleman & a scholar & everything a patient would want in a physician.

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March 31, 2019

We are so blessed to have Dr. Al Benson as my husband's oncologist. He is caring, helpful and takes his time with us for questions and concerns.

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February 18, 2019

Treatment plan is formulated collaboratively.

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January 12, 2019

I am very impressed with Dr.Benson. His knowledge is extraordinary. He explains everything which I have been waiting for three years to find out from my previous provider & still no explanations.

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December 18, 2018

Excellent.

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December 17, 2018

*Dr. Benson takes time to explain things very well and when I have questions - he answers them thoroughly!

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September 29, 2018

Both the Fellow & the Attending were extremely informative & knowledgeable.

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September 20, 2018

*Dr. Benson is very kind & understands balancing treatment with quality of life.

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August 04, 2018

I wish there was a rating above very good for my confidence in this provider. I've already recommended him to another GIST patient.

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July 23, 2018

I could not have been more impressed with Dr. Benson!

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May 16, 2018

*Benson is THE BEST.

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