Curtis G. Benesch, M.D., M.P.H.

Curtis G. Benesch, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2530

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Benesch completed his Neurology Residency and Fellowship Training in Experimental Therapeutics in Cerebrovascular Disease at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is board-certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology and has been the Director of the URMC Stroke Center since its inception in 1996. He is also the Director of the Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program. His research interests include acute stroke treatment, secondary stroke prevention, development of community-wide approaches to stroke care, and cost-effectiveness of stroke treatment.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Neurology Faculty Teaching Award | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Denistry | Rochester, NY 2007
Volunteer of the Year Award | American Heart Association | New York 2006
Bob Tietje Award, Volunteer Service | American Heart Association 2001
New York State Affiliate Service Award | American Heart Association | New York 2000
Neurology Faculty Teaching Award | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Rochester, New York 1996
Alpha Omega Alpha | University of Nebraska Medical Center | Omaha, Nebraska 1988
Phi Kappi Phi | Nebraska Wesleyan University | Lincoln, Nebraska 1984

Specialties

Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

M.P.H. | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry2000
M.D. | Medicine | University of Nebraska Medical Center1988
B.S. | Biopsychology | Nebraska Wesleyan University1984

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1992 - 06/15/1994
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1989 - 06/15/1992
Internship in Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center06/01/1988 - 06/15/1989