Dr. William L Benedict MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. William Benedict is an ophthalmologist in Longmont, Colorado. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boulder Community Hospital and Estes Park Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Benedict accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Boulder Community Hospital and one of 2 at Estes Park Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Retinal, Uveitis

Clinical Interests: Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment, Macular Degeneration, Retinovascular Disease, Posterior Uveitis, Ocular Trauma

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1988 - 1991

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Internship, Transitional Year, 1987 - 1988

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1987

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Chief Residency, Ophthalmology, 1990 - 1991

Texas Tech U Affil
Fellowship, Vitreoretinal, 1991 - 1993

University of Michigan
Other Training, Bio-Chemical Engineering, 1978 - 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 22 years in Ophthalmology

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Outstanding Fellow Research Award

Phi Lambda Upsilon (Chemistry Honorary), (1981)

Vulcans: Honorary society for outstanding leadership in engineering

Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honorary)

Publications & Presentations

Screening for Chloroquine Retinopathy.

Design of a Urethane Injection Mold Release System.

Matthews L.S., Goldstein S.A., Benedict W.L., Shaw A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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