Columbus, OH, March 17, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Visiting Physicians Association® (VPA®, www.visitingphysicians.com) announced the addition of Lisa Benton, M.D., M.P.H. to its practice at 355 E. Campus View Blvd., Suite 180 in Columbus, Ohio.
America’s leader in house call medicine and specialists in geriatric care, VPA is staffed by more than 145 highly-qualified physicians across 29 locations in eight states available to assist in the diagnosis and ongoing medical treatment of seniors. VPA also has offices in Michigan, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Indiana, Wisconsin and Virginia. The Columbus office covers the Columbus metro area and surrounding suburbs, including Franklin, Delaware, Morrow, Union, Madison, Ross, Pickaway, Fairfield, Licking, Richland, Crawford and Knox Counties.
Benton holds medical licenses in Ohio, New Jersey and California and has experience in emergency medicine, general internal medicine and occupational medicine. Although she performed a general surgery residency and fellowships in plastic surgery and breast oncology, she has been primarily practicing in general practice medicine. Additionally, she holds certifications in basic life support, advanced cardiac life support and advanced trauma life support.
Outside the hospital, Benton is a frequent presenter on the lecture circuit. In 2009, she spoke to the National Medical Association on “Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Determine Access to Digital Mammography (DM) Devices.” Benton also has had several articles published during her career. Last year, she wrote an article entitled, “Reducing Cervical Cancer Disparities in African Americans” in the Southern Medical Journal.
Benton earned her Master’s of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and medical doctorate from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She also graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University.
For more information, call 614-840-1688 or 888-742-0428, or go to www.visitingphysicians.com.
Visiting Physicians Association® (VPA®) is the nation’s leader in house call medicine with 29 locations across eight states. VPA physicians provide comprehensive medical care in the home and specialize in the care of geriatric and homebound patients. Their services include, but are not limited to, physical examinations, ongoing treatment plans, medication management, coordination of home care services and reviews for authorizations. For more information, call 877-HOUSECALL or visit www.visitingphysicians.com.