Douglas Benson, M.D.
Dr. Benson is a native of Minnesota. He received his undergraduate degree from Macalester College
and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his general surgery
residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where he performed research
investigating the effects of blood transfusion on cancer outcomes. He completed fellowship training in
colon and rectal surgery in 2014 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Bensonís clinical interests are minimally invasive colorectal surgery, robotic colorectal surgery,
cancer of the rectum, colon, and anus, including familial and inherited colorectal cancer, surgical
treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), pelvic pouch procedures for IBD, diverticulitis, transanal
endoscopic microsurgery, colonoscopy, benign anorectal disorders, reoperative abdominal and pelvic
surgery, and bowel incontinence.
Macalester College, B.A., 2002:
University of Minnesota Medical School-Twin Cities, M.D., 2006:
University of Colorado Hospital, General Surgery Internship, 2007:
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, General Surgery Residency, 2007- 2013:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Colon and Rectal Fellowship, 2014
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon Rectal Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Surgical Society of the Alimentary Tract
Academic Surgical Association
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