Dr. Don Benson MD Hematologist

Dr. Don Benson is a hematologist in Columbus, Ohio. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Ohio State University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Benson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and one of 23 at Ohio State University Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
Ranked #20 in Cancer

Ohio State University Hospital

Ohio State University Medical Center
Ranked #20 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Virginia
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2003

Northeast Ohio Medical University
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Novel gelsolin variant as the cause of nephrotic syndrome and renal amyloidosis in a large kindred.
Efebera, Y. A.,Sturm, A.,Baack, E. C.,Hofmeister, C. C.,Satoskar, A.,Nadasdy, T.,Nadasdy, G.,Benson, D. M.,Gillmore, J. D.,Hawkins, P. N.,Rowczenio, D.

Cancer Immunology at the Crossroads: Killer immunoglobulin-like receptors and tumor immunity.
Benson, D. M.,Caligiuri, M. A.

Elotuzumab directly enhances NK cell cytotoxicity against myeloma via CS1 ligation: evidence for augmented NK cell function complementing ADCC.
Collins, S. M.,Bakan, C. E.,Swartzel, G. D.,Hofmeister, C. C.,Efebera, Y. A.,Kwon, H.,Starling, G. C.,Ciarlariello, D.,Bhaskar, S.,Briercheck, E. L.,Hughes, T.,Yu, J.,Rice, A.,Benson, D. M.

See all 12 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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