Dr. Donald W Benefield MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Donald Benefield is an ophthalmologist in Gulfport, Mississippi and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Garden Park Medical Center and Memorial Hospital at Gulfport. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Benefield accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Garden Park Medical Center and one of 3 at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cataract Related, Glaucoma Related, Refractive Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986–1987

Tulane University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1987–1990

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 22 years in Ophthalmology

LA State Medical License
Active through 2015

MS State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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