Michael Benatar , MD

Internal Medicine and Neurology

(305) 243-6732

University Of Miami Medical Group
1150 NW 14th St Ste 609
Miami, FL 33136


Michael Benatar, MD, PhD, has joined the University of Miami as the new chief of the neuromuscular division. With specific interests in the fields of myasthenia gravis and ALS, he has established a specialized clinic for patients with myasthenia gravis and brings additional expertise to the University of Miamis multi-disciplinary ALS clinic. These clinics provide expert and dedicated care to patients with these complex neuromuscular disorders and offer patients access to cutting-edge treatments through participation in clinical trials. Dr. Benatar will also oversee the establishment of a University of Miami Electromyography (EMG) Laboratory that will improve access to high quality electro-diagnostic services. These activities complement the expertise of our other neuromuscular specialists and the strengths of our existing programs in neuropathy and muscular dystrophy. We are committed to a partnership with community neurologists to provide comprehensive care to patients afflicted with a broad range of neuromuscular disorders.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 28 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Cape Town Faculty Of Health Sciences

Graduation Date: in 1992

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • University Of Miami Hospital
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Emory Wesley Woods Hospital
  • Emory University Hospital

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Neurology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter Sunshine Balanced MRF
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana South Florida HUMx HMOx
  • Molina Mrktplace FL
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Benatar's Office Information

University Of Miami Medical Group
1150 NW 14th St Ste 609
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 243-6732

Fax: (305) 524-3467
Website: www.uhealthsystem.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Benatar's Other Office Information

Emory Winship Cancer Institute
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-1900

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

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