Roberto Benzo, MD

Roberto Benzo, MD

Pulmonology Rochester, MN

Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Mayo Medical School


Office Address

  • 200 1st St Sw
    Rochester, MN 55905
    Phone: (507) 284-2511

Roberto Benzo, MD

Pulmonology Rochester, MN

Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Mayo Medical School

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pulmonology: General Pulmonary Medicine, Asthma & COPD, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Interests: Mind-Body Therapies

Education & Training

  • Harvard University School of Public Health
  • Medical University of South CarolinaMedical University of South Carolina
  • Medical University of South CarolinaMedical University of South Carolina
  • West Virginia UniversityWest Virginia University
  • Universidad Nacional de Rosario Faculty of MedicineUniversidad Nacional de Rosario Faculty of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical LicenseMN State Medical License2008 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicinePulmonary Disease

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Young Leadership AwardAmerican College of Chest Physicians, 2003
    • Research AwardWest Virginia University, 1995
    • Outstanding Medical StudentBunge & Born Foundation, 1987

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • OMERACT-based Fibromyalgia Symptom Subgroups: An Exploratory Cluster Analysis  Vincent A, Hoskin TL, Whipple MO, Clauw DJ, Barton DL, Benzo RP, Williams DA, Arthritis Res Ther, 1/16/2014
    • Predicting 1-year Mortality Rate for Patients Admitted with an Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to an Intensive Care Unit: An Opportunity fo...  Batzlaff CM, Karpman C, Afessa B, Benzo RP, Mayo Clin Proc, 1/1/2014
    • Measuring Gait Speed in the Out-patient Clinic: Methodology and Feasibility  Karpman C, LeBrasseur NK, DePew ZS, Novotny PJ, Benzo RP, Respir Care, 1/1/2014

    Abstracts/Posters

    • Physical Activity in Outpatients with COPD, Comparison of Three Centers Benzo RP, European Respiratory Society, Stockholm, Sweden, 1/1/2007
    • Degree of Exercise Limitation in COPD: Impact on 6 Minute Walk (6MW) In Response to Long-acting Beta-agonist (LABA) Treatment Sciurba FC, Baumgartner RA, Sciarappa K, Benzo RP, Hanrahan JP, European Respiratory Society, Stockholm, Sweden, 1/1/2007
    • Effect of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS) On the Decline of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) (A812). Benzo R, Heinzer R, Kaplan R, Martinez F, Wise R, Make B, Criner J, Reilly J, Fishman A, Luketich J, Sciurba F, American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2007

    Lectures

    • Mindfulness in Health Care Berlin, Germany - 1/1/2012
    • System Death and Rebirth: Reinventing Our Health Systems Berlin, Germany - 1/1/2012
    • Physical Activity in COPD American College of Chest Physicians, Honolulu, Hawaii - 1/1/2012

    Grant Support

    • Pulmonary Rehabiltation Before Lung Cancer ResectionNational Cancer Institute
      2012 - 2012
    • Multicomponent Intervention To Decrease Copd-Related HospitalizationsNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
      2010 - 2012
    • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Before Lung Cancer Resection.National Cancer Institute
      2008 - 2009
    • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Before Lung Cancer Resection.National Cancer Institute
      2005 - 2007
    • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Before Lung Cancer Resection.National Cancer Institute
      2005 - 2005

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • BCBS Alabama PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Net Oregon PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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