Dr. Richard E Bensinger MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Richard Bensinger is an ophthalmologist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 45 years. Dr. Bensinger accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 60 doctors at Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cataract Related, Glaucoma Related, Oculo-Plastic & Orbital Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Glaucoma, Ophthalmic aspects of anti-cancer treatment, oculoplastic surgery, glaucoma, general ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1976–1977

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1973–1976

Johns Hopkins University
Internship, Transitional Year, 1969–1970

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 37 years in Ophthalmology

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Visual Acuity and Anterior Segment Findings in Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease.
Allan, E.J., Flowers, M.D., Lin, M.P., Bensinger, R.E., Martin, P.J., Wu, M.C.

Medical education and doctrines.
Mellinkoff, S. M., King, L. J., Mitchell, D., Bensinger, R. E.

Glaucoma. A general perspective.
Bensinger, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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