Rachael Benson, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Rachael Benson, MD

Rachael Benson is an assistant professor of neurology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, in the Division of Epilepsy and Sleep. She completed her undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis followed by a medical doctorate (MD) at New York Medical College. She pursued her residency in Neurology and fellowship in Neurophysiology and Epilepsy at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Benson specializes in epilepsy and sleep disorders. She has a special interest in pregnant women with epilepsy.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology
    Division of Epilepsy and Sleep

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurology

Locations

  • CUMC/Neurological Institute of New York

    710 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
  • ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

    155 White Plains Road
    Tarrytown, NY 10591

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider does not accept new patients

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2013