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

Office: (585) 275-2530
Fax: (585) 273-1026

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.

Research Bio

Major research interests are: Clinical trials of acute stroke treatment, Secondary prevention of stroke, and Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic testing, evaluation, and care of patients with stroke.

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

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 27 available »

2011 Nov
Young KC, Benesch CG. "Transesophageal echocardiography screening in subjects with a first cerebrovascular ischemic event." Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association. 2011 Nov; 20(6):503-9. Epub 2010 Sep 02.
2010 Nov 9
Young KC, Benesch CG, Jahromi BS. "Cost-effectiveness of multimodal CT for evaluating acute stroke." Neurology. 2010 Nov 9; 75(19):1678-85. Epub 2010 Oct 06.
2010
Young KC, Jahromi BS, Singh MJ, Illig KA, Benesch CG. "Hospital resource use following carotid endarterectomy in 2006: analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample." Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association. 2010 19(6):458-64. Epub 2010 Jun 09.
2010
Young KC, Holloway RG, Burgin WS, Benesch CG. "A cost-effectiveness analysis of carotid artery stenting compared with endarterectomy." Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association. 2010 19(5):404-9.
2009 Oct
Young KC, Teeters JC, Benesch CG, Bisognano JD, Illig KA. "Cost-effectiveness of treating resistant hypertension with an implantable carotid body stimulator." Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 2009 Oct; 11(10):555-63.

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