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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jacob Benford is Excellent. Dr. Benford has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Jacob Benford, MD is board certified in Emergency Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Concussion
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Benford graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Benford has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Dominican Hospital 
  • Natividad Medical Center 
  • Regional Medical Center of San Jose 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Jacob Benford MD is a male Emergency Medicine Specialist, has 16 years of experience and practices in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Jacob Benford practice?
Dr. Jacob Benford has 3 office locations.
Dr. Jacob Benford practices Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine near Aptos, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Santa Cruz, CA and Modesto, CA.
See Aptos Emergency Physicians.