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Dr. Kara Bench, MD

Family Medicine* Age 42
Dr. Kara Bench, MD
3.0 (4 Ratings)

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Dr. Kara Bench, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Cambridge, MA.
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Dr. Kara Bench, MD

Family Medicine* Age 42
Cambridge, MA
Accepting new patients
12 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Kara Bench, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Cambridge, MA.

About

Dr. Kara Bench, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Cambridge, MA and has 12 years experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS / WORCESTER CAMPUS. They currently practice at CHA Windsor Street Care Center and are affiliated with Cha Cambridge Hospital. At present, Dr. Bench received an average rating of 3.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 4 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Bench is board certified in Family Practice and accepts multiple insurance plans.

Offers Telehealth

This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule.

Low Wait Times

Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Locations

  1. 1 CHA Windsor Street Care Center
    119 Windsor St, Cambridge, MA 02139

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Aug 27, 2023
Dr Keating Bench is smart, direct, and compassionate. Highly recommend
Jeff Morgan — Aug 27, 2023
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Family Medicine
Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
Obstetrics
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  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS / WORCESTER CAMPUS
    2012
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  • Family Practice
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Kara Bench, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Bench's profile.

Dr. Kara Bench, MD is affiliated with Cha Cambridge Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Kara Bench, MD holds board certification in Family Practice.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cha Cambridge Hospital

    1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA