Mitchell C. Benson, MD

Urology

Mitchell C. Benson, MD

Urology

Specialties: Urology, Cancer Care, Urologic OncologyMore specialties
Accepting new patients
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Location Info


51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
US

Hours


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Day of the WeekHours
MonClosed
Tue8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
WedClosed
ThuClosed
FriClosed
SatClosed
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Additional Locations for Mitchell C. Benson, MD

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester - Cardiology, Urology and Endocrinology

    688 White Plains Rd
    Suite Newyork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
    US
  • Scarsdale, NY - 688 White Plains Road Office

    688 White Plains Road
    Suite 201
    Scarsdale, NY 10583
    US

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    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Cigna
    Connecticare
    Elderplan
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About Mitchell C. Benson, MD


Dr. Mitchell C. Benson began his affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in the Autumn of 1973 when he enrolled in Columbia P & S as a first year medical student. He recognized early in his training that he wished to pursue a career in Urology and following an internship and residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, he became a resident in Urology at The Presbyterian Hospital in New York in 1979. Following his chief residency in Urology at The Presbyterian Hospital, he went to Johns Hopkins Hospital and University where he was a Research Fellow in Urologic Oncology from 1982-1984.After completion of his fellowship, Dr. Benson returne...
Dr. Mitchell C. Benson began his affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in the Autumn of 1973 when he enrolled in Columbia P & S as a first year medical student. He recognized early in his training that he wished to pursue a career in Urology and following an internship and residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, he became a resident in Urology at The Presbyterian Hospital in New York in 1979. Following his chief residency in Urology at The Presbyterian Hospital, he went to Johns Hopkins Hospital and University where he was a Research Fellow in Urologic Oncology from 1982-1984.After completion of his fellowship, Dr. Benson returned to Columbia University P & S where he joined the Urology faculty. Dr. Benson was one of the first recipients of the Herbert Irving Assistant Professor awards and he was the Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Urology from July 1988 - June 1991. He was then promoted to Associate Professor of Urology, and in July 1995 to Professor of Urology. In 1997, he was named the George F. Cahill Professor of Urology. In November 2003, he was named the Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Columbia University. In August 2005, he was appointed The George F. Cahill Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology and Urologist-in-Chief at Columbia University Medical Center.During his career, Dr. Benson has been the recipient of numerous Honors. After having been elected to Phi Beta Kappa at Union College, he was awarded the Urology Prize from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. During his residency, he was awarded 1st Prize at the New York Academy of Medicine in the Ferdinand C. Valentine Residents' Essay Contest. He has won prizes for his clinical research from the American Urological Association in 1987 and 1991.Dr. Benson's research has been and continues to be supported by the National Cancer Institute and he has participated in numerous projects sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry. He has submitted or published 195 scientific articles since 1984. He has presented more than 200 papers at National Meetings.

Board Certifications

  • Urology

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Expertise

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urologic Cancer

Education

  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Titles & Positions

  • Emeritus Chair, Department of Urology
  • Herbert and Florence Irving Professor of Urology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

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