Richard Benson, MD, Nephrology, Boone, NC, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital


Nephrology Boone, NC


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  • Dr. Richard Benson, MD is a nephrologist in Boone, North Carolina. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Illinois. He is affiliated with Watauga Medical Center, Caldwell UNC Health Care, and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital.

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Nephrology, 1990 - 1991
  • Palmetto Richland Memorial HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1987
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine
    University of South Carolina School of MedicineClass of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2008 - 2022
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1991 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1989 - 1993
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 1985 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011

Hospital Affiliations