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Robert L Benz , M.D.

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Medical Group:

Nephrology Associates

Primary Office:

Lankenau MOB West, Suite 130
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

Office Phone: 610.649.1175
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Nephrology
  Board Certified in 1984
Yes
Internal Medicine
  Board Certified in 1981
No

Age: 61      Gender: M
Years in practice: 33

Medical School:
Jefferson Medical College

Internship:
Lankenau Hospital

Residency:
Lankenau Hospital

Fellowship:
Lankenau Hospital

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

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Office Information

Location:
Lankenau MOB West, Suite 130
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

TEL: 610.649.1175 FAX: 610.896.8753
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Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

hours icon Hours: Weekdays
 
Nephrology Associates
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

TEL: 610.649.1175 FAX: 610.896.8753

View Map | Get Directions

Access Information:
Public Transportation, Handicap Access

Hours:Weekdays



Titles

Academic Titles:
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College - Jefferson Medical College

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Chief, Division of Nephrology
President, Lankenau Hospital Medical Staff

Recent Clinical Studies Published

Sharma M, Gilbert B, Benz, R, Santor J: Disseminated Nocardia Otitidiscaviarum Infection in a Woman with Sickle Cell Anemia and End-Stage Renal Disease. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Volume 333 Number 6: pages 372-375, June 2007.

Benz R, Breiterman-White R. Optimizing Care for Patients on Hemodialysis: Managing Hyporesponse to Erythropoeisis Stimulating Therapy: DVD and Workbook. Continuing Education Alliance Accreditied Services for Healthcare Professionals, pages 1-40, March 2007.

Benz R, Schmidt R, Kelly K, Wolfson M. Epoetin Alfa Once Every 2 Weeks is Effective for Initiation for Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology,Volume 2 Number 2: 215-221, 2007.

MH Press, RL Benz. Quantifying the Role of Factors that Limit Attainment of K/DOQI Urea Reduction Ratio Dialytic Goal. Clinical Nephrology, Volume 66-2/2006: 98-102, August 2006.

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Top Doc: Best of Philadelphia Magazine, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.

2007 Top Doctor (Nephrology): Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors: by the Editors of Consumers' Checkbook Magazine.

2006 Top Doctor: Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors: by the Editors of Consumers' Checkbook Magazine.

Honored Member, Strathmore Who's Who, 2002.

Best Teacher Award, Dept. of Medicine, Lankenau Hospital, 2001.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Outstanding Contributions Award, 1999.

American Society of Nephrology Blue Ribbon Award for Abstract "Predictors of Mortality in ESRD Patients with Sleep Disorders." 1996.

Marquis Who's Who, ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists, 1996.

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Medical Director, Haverford Dialysis Unit.
Member, Institutional Review Board, Lankenau Medical Research Center.
Medical Advisory Board, Lankenau Research Center.
Editorial Review Board, Transactions, American Society of Artificial Internal Organs.
National Medical Advisory Board, Renal Care Group, Inc.

Current Memberships and Activities

American College of Physicians
Pennsylvania Kidney Foundation
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Montgomery County Medical Society
American Board of Internal Medicine
International Society of Nephrology
National Board of Medical Examiners
National Kidney Foundation of Southeastern Pennsylvania
American Society of Artificial Internal Organs
American Society of Hypertension
American Heart Association
American Medical Association
American Society of Nephrology
Association for Program Directors in Internal Medicine
College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Association of Medical Education

GENERAL

Specialties: Nephrology (Board Certified in 1984) - Accepting New Patients
Internal Medicine (Board Certified in 1981) - Not Accepting New Patients

Age: 61      Gender: M
Years in practice: 33

Medical School:
Jefferson Medical College

Internship:
Lankenau Hospital

Residency:
Lankenau Hospital

Fellowship:
Lankenau Hospital

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

Titles

Academic Titles:
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College - Jefferson Medical College

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Chief, Division of Nephrology
President, Lankenau Hospital Medical Staff


PRACTICE

Practice Name:
Nephrology Associates

appointment icon Location:

Lankenau MOB West, Suite 130
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.649.1175 FAX: 610.896.8753
transportation icon Access Information:  Public Transportation,Handicap Access
hours icon Hours: Weekdays

PUBLICATIONS & CITATIONS

Recent Clinical Studies Published

Sharma M, Gilbert B, Benz, R, Santor J: Disseminated Nocardia Otitidiscaviarum Infection in a Woman with Sickle Cell Anemia and End-Stage Renal Disease. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Volume 333 Number 6: pages 372-375, June 2007.

Benz R, Breiterman-White R. Optimizing Care for Patients on Hemodialysis: Managing Hyporesponse to Erythropoeisis Stimulating Therapy: DVD and Workbook. Continuing Education Alliance Accreditied Services for Healthcare Professionals, pages 1-40, March 2007.

Benz R, Schmidt R, Kelly K, Wolfson M. Epoetin Alfa Once Every 2 Weeks is Effective for Initiation for Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology,Volume 2 Number 2: 215-221, 2007.

MH Press, RL Benz. Quantifying the Role of Factors that Limit Attainment of K/DOQI Urea Reduction Ratio Dialytic Goal. Clinical Nephrology, Volume 66-2/2006: 98-102, August 2006.

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

Top Doc: Best of Philadelphia Magazine, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.

2007 Top Doctor (Nephrology): Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors: by the Editors of Consumers' Checkbook Magazine.

2006 Top Doctor: Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors: by the Editors of Consumers' Checkbook Magazine.

Honored Member, Strathmore Who's Who, 2002.

Best Teacher Award, Dept. of Medicine, Lankenau Hospital, 2001.

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Outstanding Contributions Award, 1999.

American Society of Nephrology Blue Ribbon Award for Abstract "Predictors of Mortality in ESRD Patients with Sleep Disorders." 1996.

Marquis Who's Who, ABMS Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists, 1996.

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

Medical Director, Haverford Dialysis Unit.
Member, Institutional Review Board, Lankenau Medical Research Center.
Medical Advisory Board, Lankenau Research Center.
Editorial Review Board, Transactions, American Society of Artificial Internal Organs.
National Medical Advisory Board, Renal Care Group, Inc.

Current Memberships and Activities

American College of Physicians
Pennsylvania Kidney Foundation
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Montgomery County Medical Society
American Board of Internal Medicine
International Society of Nephrology
National Board of Medical Examiners
National Kidney Foundation of Southeastern Pennsylvania
American Society of Artificial Internal Organs
American Society of Hypertension
American Heart Association
American Medical Association
American Society of Nephrology
Association for Program Directors in Internal Medicine
College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Association of Medical Education

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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