Dr. James E. Benson, MD

Dr. James E. Benson, MD

Dr. James E. Benson, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (877) 544-7752

Contact this Provider:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Women's Health
Conditions I Treat
  • 3rd degree vaginal laceration
  • 4th degree vaginal laceration
  • abdominal dermoid cyst
  • abnormal breast
  • abnormal pap smear
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Procedures I Perform
  • antepartum and postpartum care
  • breast cancer screening
  • breast examination
  • breastfeeding support
  • cancer risk reduction surgery
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About the Provider

James Edward Benson, MD, is an obstetrician-gynecologist and assistant professor of gynecology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Benson is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). He is an active fellow with the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG).
Dr. Benson provides primary obstetrical care for a wide variety of pregnancies, including high-risk such as twins, comanaging with MFM subspecialists.  He treats gynecological conditions such as abnormal uterine bleeding and ovarian cysts. If a surgical intervention is needed, he performs office-based procedures as well as laparoscopic and traditional open surgery. He believes that an integral part of being a doctor is educating his patients so, together, they can determine the best course of care. He prides himself on really getting to know his patients and taking the time to develop a trusting relationship with them. Dr. Benson's specialty offers a unique opportunity to achieve meaningful outcomes for his patients. Dr. Benson is also passionate about teaching the next generation of physicians and has won awards for excellence in both resident and medical student education.
Outside of work, Dr. Benson spends time with his family. He and his wife have three children. Dr. Benson believes that his personal life has helped him to better understand and treat his patients.

  • Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2010)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2007)
  • Medical School: Rush Medical College of Medicine (2006)
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 3rd Fl
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-8531
    Fax: 202-444-7752

  • 4200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
    Suite 4
    Washington, DC 20016
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    Phone: 202-444-8569
    Fax: 202-243-3434

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital