Specialty: PEDIATRICS, PRIMARY CARE SERVICES
Medical School: University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics
Personal Information (Biography): Dr. Benson is a Twin Cities native. He earned his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering (biomedical emphasis) with high distinction from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology in 1979. He then attended medical school at the University, earning his degree in 1983, and completed pediatric residency in 1986. After 11 years at the University he decided it was time to move to the suburbs and has practiced at the Wayzata Children's Clinic ever since. Dr. Benson's special interests include premature infants and children with allergies. He has been chairman of the medicine department of Children's Hospitals and Clinics - Minneapolis, and is board-certified in pediatrics. Dr. Benson and his wife Joan have two daughters and a son and live in Chanhassen. They enjoy skiing, biking, camping, and traveling. Dr. Benson sees patients in Minnetonka.