Dr. Michael Benatar MD Neurologist

Dr. Michael Benatar is a neurologist in Miami, Florida. She received her medical degree from University of Cape Town Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 11 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Neurophysiology

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 1999

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1999 - 2002

University of Cape Town Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

C9ORF72 Intermediate Repeat Copies Are a Significant Risk Factor for Parkinson Disease.
Nuytemans, K.,Bademci, G.,Kohli, M. M.,Beecham, G. W.,Wang, L.,Young, J. I.,Nahab, F.,Martin, E. R.,Gilbert, J. R.,Benatar, M.,Haines, J. L.,Scott, W. K.,Züchner, S.,Pericak-Vance, M. A.,Vance, J. M.

Motor neuron involvement in multisystem proteinopathy: Implications for ALS.
Benatar, M.,Wuu, J.,Fernandez, C.,Weihl, C. C.,Katzen, H.,Steele, J.,Oskarsson, B.,Taylor, J. P.

Repeat expansions in the C9ORF72 gene contribute to Alzheimer's disease in Caucasians.
Kohli, M. A.,John-Williams, K.,Rajbhandary, R.,Naj, A.,Whitehead, P.,Hamilton, K.,Carney, R. M.,Wright, C.,Crocco, E.,Gwirtzman, H. E.,Lang, R.,Beecham, G.,Martin, E. R.,Gilbert, J.,Benatar, M.,Small, G. W.,Mash, D.,Byrd, G.,Haines, J. L.,Pericak-Vance, M. A.,Züchner, S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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