Mitchell C. Benson

Urology

(212) 305-0114

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Urology
161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 11
New York, NY 10032

Overview

Dr. Mitchell C. Benson began his affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in the Autumn of 1973 when he enrolled in Columbia P & S as a first year medical student. He recognized early in his training that he wished to pursue a career in Urology and following an internship and residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, he became a resident in Urology at The Presbyterian Hospital in New York in 1979. Following his chief residency in Urology at The Presbyterian Hospital, he went to Johns Hopkins Hospital and University where he was a Research Fellow in Urologic Oncology from 1982-1984.After completion of his fellowship, Dr. Benson returned to Columbia University P & S where he joined the Urology faculty. Dr. Benson was one of the first recipients of the Herbert Irving Assistant Professor awards and he was the Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Urology from July 1988 - June 1991. He was then promoted to Associate Professor of Urology, and in July 1995 to Professor of Urology. In 1997, he was named the George F. Cahill Professor of Urology. In November 2003, he was named the Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Columbia University. In August 2005, he was appointed The George F. Cahill Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology and Urologist-in-Chief at Columbia University Medical Center.During his career, Dr. Benson has been the recipient of numerous Honors. After having been elected to Phi Beta Kappa at Union College, he was awarded the Urology Prize from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. During his residency, he was awarded 1st Prize at the New York Academy of Medicine in the Ferdinand C. Valentine Residents' Essay Contest. He has won prizes for his clinical research from the American Urological Association in 1987 and 1991.Dr. Benson's research has been and continues to be supported by the National Cancer Institute and he has participated in numerous projects sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry. He has submitted or published 195 scientific articles since 1984. He has presented more than 200 papers at National Meetings.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 43 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Columbia University

Graduation Date: in 1977

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center

Specialties: Urology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
  • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • CDPHP PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Emblem Health Select Care
  • Emblem Health Select Care Bronze
  • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP HMO
  • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Metro
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Benson's Office Information

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Urology
161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 11
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-0114

Fax: (212) 230-5012
Website: nyp.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Benson's Other Office Information

CUMC-SURGERY Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Ave Ste IP812
New York, NY 10032

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

Westchester Cardiology Associates
688 Post Rd Ste 201
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Fax:(914) 472-3359
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

The New York and Presbyterian Hospital
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A

The New York and Presbyterian Hospital
688 White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

N/A