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About Dr. Timothy G Benson

Dr. Timothy G Benson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Encino, CA. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry, Sports Medicine and Neurology. He speaks English.

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Timothy G Benson is Excellent. Dr. Timothy G Benson has been rated by 1 patients. From those 1 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Timothy G Benson is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Timothy Gerard Benson Md

16055 Ventura Blvd Ste 1222
Encino, CA 91436
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Specialties

Dr. Timothy G Benson has the following 3 specialties

  • 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.

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Sleep Disorders
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry

    Graduated in 1998

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Timothy G Benson accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Timothy Gerard Benson Md, 16055 Ventura Blvd Ste 1222, Encino, CA
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