Dr. Ricardo J Benenstein MD Cardiologist

Dr. Ricardo Benenstein is a cardiologist in New York, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bellevue Hospital Center and NYU Langone Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Universidad de La Republica Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 7 years. Dr. Benenstein accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 51 doctors at Bellevue Hospital Center and one of 116 at NYU Langone Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Arteriosclerosis, Color Doppler Echocardiography, Blood Flow Velocity, Thoracic Aorta, Transesophageal Echocardiography, Echocardiography, Doppler Ultrasonography

Hospital Affiliation

Bellevue Hospital Center

NYU Langone Medical Center
Ranked #15 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York University Downtown Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2006

Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2006 - 2008

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiac Imaging, 2008 - 2009

Universidad de La Republica Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 8 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Cardiovascular Disease

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

New-Onset Seizure after Perflutren Microbubble Injection during Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography.
QuiƱones, A.,Benenstein, R.,Saric, M.

Multimodality imaging of an inadvertently placed defibrillator lead in the left ventricle.
Aldaia, L., Kobren, S., Benenstein, R., Saric, M.

Mitral valve prolapse: role of 3D echocardiography in diagnosis.
Benenstein, R., Saric, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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