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Richard Benson, MD, Neurology, Washington, DC, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

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Neurology Washington, DC

Vascular Neurology

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Office of Global Health and Health Disparities, Director

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  • Office

    110 Irving St. Nw
    East Building, Room 6126
    Washington, DC 20010
    Phone(202) 877-3154
    Fax(202) 877-2166
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Summary

  • Dr. Richard Benson is a neurologist in Washington, DC and is affiliated with MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He received his medical degree from Meharry Medical College and has been in practice 23 years. He specializes in vascular neurology and is experienced in stroke, public health, preventive medicine, interventional neuroradiology / endovascular neurosurgery, and cerebrovascular disease.

Education & Training

  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and SurgeonsFellowship, Stroke, vascular , 1998 - 2000
  • Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public HealthMS, Epidemiology, 1998 - 2000
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolResidency, 1995 - 1998
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterResidency, Neurology, 1995 - 1996
  • St Elizabeths Medical Center
    St Elizabeths Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1995
  • Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
    Meharry Medical College School of MedicineClass of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2008 - 2022
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2005 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1998 - 2023
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Deadliest Type of Stroke Seeing Surge of New Research
    Deadliest Type of Stroke Seeing Surge of New ResearchMarch 9th, 2018
  • 5 Things to Know About Meningococcal Disease
    5 Things to Know About Meningococcal DiseaseNovember 11th, 2020

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