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About Dr. Tara L Benkers

Dr. Tara L Benkers, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Seattle, WA. She has 11 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Benkers has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Tara L Benkers is Excellent. Dr. Tara L Benkers has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Tara L Benkers is 4.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Swedish Neuroscience Specialists

550 17th Ave Ste 540
Seattle, WA 98122
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Specialties

Dr. Tara L Benkers has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Tara L Benkers has the following 9 expertise

  • Migraine Disorder
  • Clinical Research
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Cancer
  • Electromyography
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache

Dr. Tara L Benkers has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Tara L Benkers is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Among a handful of top neuro-oncology experts. Extremely well informed and an excellent communicator. Great care from someone who cares.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    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

    11 Years Experience

  • University Of Colorado School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2007

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Tara L Benkers accepts the following insurance providers.

  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • ODS
    • Moda Health First Choice Network

Locations & Directions

Swedish Neuroscience Specialists, 550 17th Ave Ste 540, Seattle, WA
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