Dr. Ruth M Benca MD Internist

Dr. Ruth Benca is an internist in Madison, Wisconsin. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Meriter Hospital and University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. She received her medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Benca accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 61 doctors at Meriter Hospital and one of 63 at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, Psychiatry, 1981 - 1985

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Upregulation of Gene Expression in Reward-Modulatory Striatal Opioid Systems by Sleep Loss.
Baldo, B. A.,Hanlon, E. C.,Obermeyer, W.,Bremer, Q.,Paletz, E.,Benca, R. M.

Altered overnight modulation of spontaneous waking EEG reflects altered sleep homeostasis in major depressive disorder: A high-density EEG investigation.
Plante, D. T.,Goldstein, M. R.,Landsness, E. C.,Riedner, B. A.,Guokas, J. J.,Wanger, T.,Tononi, G.,Benca, R. M.

Performance of an automated polysomnography scoring system versus computer-assisted manual scoring.
Malhotra, A.,Younes, M.,Kuna, S. T.,Benca, R.,Kushida, C. A.,Walsh, J.,Hanlon, A.,Staley, B.,Pack, A. I.,Pien, G. W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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