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About Dr. Benjamin B Close

Dr. Benjamin B Close, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Alexandria, LA. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Allergy & Immunology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Close has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Benjamin B Close is Great. Dr. Benjamin B Close has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Benjamin B Close is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Louisiana Allergy And Asthma Specialist

201 Pecan Park Ave
Alexandria, LA 71303
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Dr. Benjamin B Close has the following 2 specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Allergies
  • Watery Eyes
  • Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)
  • Asthma
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Food Allergies
  • Hay Fever
  • Hay Fever (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Nasal Allergies
  • Itching
  • Desensitization


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Not recommended

They can treat environmental allergies but are not so great with food allergies. The NP will talk at you and try to talk over your head and then ignore direct questions. The DR will answer your questions, has good communication skills but believes every patient is textbook and does not address all concerns.

Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Love Dr. Close and all of his staff

By far the BEST allergy/asthma Dr. He treats you more like family than a patient!!

Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Five Stars

I was given great treatment from office staff, nurses and doctor. I will definitely refer to him.

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15.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1987

  • Lsu Health Sciences


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Benjamin B Close accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Louisiana Allergy And Asthma Specialist, 201 Pecan Park Ave, Alexandria, LA
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