Dr. Alan Lee Benedict, MD

Marietta, GA 30060
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About Alan Lee Benedict MD

Dr. Alan Lee Benedict, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Marietta, GA. They have 38 years of experience. Their specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Benedict is affiliated with Wellstar Cobb Hospital. They speak Spanish and English.

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  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

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  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013)

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  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

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Georgia Eye Specialists 653 Cherokee St NE Frnt Marietta, GA 30060


Dr. Alan Lee Benedict has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Alan Lee Benedict has the following 10 areas of expertise

  • Lasik Surgery
  • Blindness
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Cataract
  • Eye Pain
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vision Issues
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Exam


38 Years Experience

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center


University Of South Florida College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1985

Dr. Alan Lee Benedict Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Alliant Health Plan
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Alan Lee Benedict

Dr. Alan L. Benedict was born in Illinois and raised in southwest Florida. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans with an academic scholarship and graduated Cum Laude in 1981. He then attended University Of South Florida College Of Medicine and received his medical degree in 1985. Dr. Benedict served his internship in Internal Medicine at North Carolina Baptist Hospital and then began his ophthalmology residency at Wake Forest University Eye Center in 1986. Dr. Benedict was given the prestigious position of chief resident of the Ophthalmology program in 1988. Dr. Benedict entered general Ophthalmology practice in 1989 and attained his Board Certification in Ophthalmology in 1991. Dr. Benedict completed post graduate training for LASIK Surgery at The Emory Vision Correction Center. Dr. Benedict has practiced in this area since 1992. Over the past years, he has helped countless patients see better with his treatment of ocular diseases. He has taught his cataract surgery technique to other ophthalmologists in the area. Dr. Benedicts special areas of interest include cataract surgery and refractive surgery to provide freedom from glasses or contacts. He has been performing LASIK since 1995. He is the first Cobb County based doctor to place the implantable collamer (ICL) lens for treatment of a wider range of refractive errors than LASIK. Dr. Benedict is married and has three children. His wife, Dr. Linda Benedict, is a dermatologist in the metro Atlanta area.


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