Dr. Scott Anthony Benton MD Pediatrician

Dr. Scott Benton is a pediatrician in Jackson, Mississippi and is affiliated with University Hospitals and Health System, University of Mississippi Med. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Benton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 40 doctors at University Hospitals and Health System, University of Mississippi Med who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics, Child Abuse Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: Forensic medicine, pediatric forensic medicine, Child Abuse, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Shaken Baby Syndrome, Brain, Cranial Sutures, Retinal Hemorrhage, X-Ray Computed Tomography, Subdural Hematoma, Bone Fractures, Sexual Child Abuse, trauma, Wounds and Injuries, Craniocerebral Trauma

Education & Medical Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1995

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1992

University of Southwestern Louisiana
Other Training, Biology-Chemistry, 1984 - 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 19 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 5 years in Child Abuse Pediatrics

LA State Medical License

MS State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Re-elected to Executive Committee, Treasurer, Ray E. Helfer Society
2008

Elected to Executive Committee, Ray E. Helfer Society
2006

Outstanding Professional of the Year – Light of Hope Award, Court Appointed Special Advocates
2006

Champions for Children Award, Prevent Child Abuse, Louisiana
2002

Commissioner’s Award, US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Youth and Families
2001

Ray E. Helfer Society
2000

Medical Professional of the Year, Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault
1996

Outstanding Scholar, College of Sciences, University of Southwestern Louisiana
1988

Publications & Presentations

Children at Risk … Responding to a Disadvantaged Population in the 21st Century.

Louisiana Juvenile Officer’s Association.

Survey and Basic Interpretation of Forensic Medical Tests.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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