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Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
5.0 (1)
Map Pin Small Saint Paul, MN
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD

Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD is a Pulmonologist in Saint Paul, MN. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School and is affiliated with Westfields Hospital & Clinic, Lakeview Hospital, Regions Hospital, Hudson Hospital and Clinic and Amery Hospital and Clinic. Patients rated Dr. Benson an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Benson works at Practice in Saint Paul, MN with other offices in Hudson, WI and Stillwater, MN. They frequently treat conditions like Shortness of Breath and Interstitial Lung Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Benson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Healthpartners Specialty Center
    401 Phalen Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55130 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 254-7670
  2. 2
    Hudson Hospital and Clinic
    405 Stageline Rd, Hudson, WI 54016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (715) 531-6700
  3. 3
    Healthpartners Clinic Stillwater
    1500 Curve Crest Blvd W, Stillwater, MN 55082 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 439-1234
  4. 4
    Healthpartners Hudson Clinic
    411 Stageline Rd, Hudson, WI 54016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (715) 531-6700

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Westfields Hospital & Clinic
  • Lakeview Hospital
  • Regions Hospital
  • Hudson Hospital and Clinic
  • Amery Hospital and Clinic

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Interstitial Lung Disease
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Shortness of Breath
Interstitial Lung Disease
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Insomnia
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Low Blood Oxygen Level
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Partial Lung Collapse
Primary Insomnia
Pulmonary Hypertension
Respiratory Failure
Sarcoidosis
Sleep Apnea
Tobacco Use Disorder
Wheezing
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Sleep Study
Thoracentesis
Acidosis
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Acute Bronchiolitis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Asbestosis
Blastomycosis
Breathing Disorders
Bronchiolitis
Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
Chronic Bronchiolitis
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Cough
Chronic Sinusitis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Cough
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Dehydration
Empyema
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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Lung Abscess
Lung Nodule
Lymph Node Sarcoidosis
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Pleural Effusion
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Central Sleep Apnea
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Psychophysiologic Insomnia
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Eosinophilia
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Respiratory Diseases
Sleep Disorders
Systemic Sclerosis
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Valley Fever
Breath Testing
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
Respiratory Management
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    • Aetna
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    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
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    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
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    • Midwest Health Plan

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    About Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1710935895
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Minnesota Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Nicholas Benson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Benson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Benson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Benson has seen patients for Shortness of Breath and Interstitial Lung Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Benson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Benson. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Benson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Benson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Benson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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