Nicholas Benson, MD
Dr. Nicholas Benson is a Pulmonologist with special interest in general pulmonary medicine, COPD, asthma, sleep medicine and public health. He worked as a general internist in primary care before becoming a pulmonologist. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School in 2001. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota in 2004, and a Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine there in 2008. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease.
Dr. Benson is a native Minnesotan and enjoys traveling all over the world. He is a frequent volunteer as a physician in developing countries, most recently Sierra Leone. He enjoys outdoor activities, including camping and canoeing in the Boundary Waters, running and skiing.
Pulmonologists specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and management of acute and chronic diseases and conditions of the respiratory system, such as bronchitis, asthma, emphysyma, occupational lung disease. Our pulmonologists also work with you and your primary physician to diagnose and treat sleep disorders such as sleep apnea. Learn more about our Pulmonary Medicine clinic.