Dr. Renee Christine Benson MD Pediatric Pulmonologist

Dr. Renee Benson is a pediatric pulmonologist in Oakland, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including California Pacific Medical Center and Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland. She received her medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. Dr. Benson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 5 doctors at California Pacific Medical Center and one of 7 at Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland who specialize in Pediatric Pulmonology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Pulmonologist: General Pediatric Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital - Oakland
Residency, Pediatrics, 2005–2008

Children's Hospital - Oakland
Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2008–2011

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 6 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 2 years in Pediatric Pulmonology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

International survey of physician recommendation for tracheostomy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type I
Benson RC, Hardy KA, Gildengorin G, Hsia D 2012 6

A microplate allele-specific oligonucleotide hybridization assay for detection of factor V Leiden
Zehnder JL, Benson RC, Cheng S 1997 12

Sensitivity and specificity of the APC resistance assay in detection of individuals with factor V Leiden
Zehnder JL, Benson RC 1996 7

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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