John C. Benson, M.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

John Benson, M.D., is a board-certified neuroradiologist, with a focus on both procedural and diagnostic radiology. As a proceduralist, Dr. Benson specializes in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks; he performs myelograms (including digital subtraction myelograms and dynamic CT myelograms), and image-guided blood patches. His also performs vertebroplasties, steroid injections in the spine, and CT-guided biopsies of the skull, neck, and spine.

Diagnostically, Dr. Benson interprets imaging of the brain, head/neck, and spine. He is involved in numerous ongoing research projects, and specializes in the research of carotid artery atherosclerotic plaque imaging, imaging of the temporal bone and inner ear, and CSF hypotension.

Professionally, Dr. Benson spends much of his time in resident education. He is the founder and director of Mayo Clinic's Resident Leadership Academy, and is the Neuroradiology Resident Liaison to the department of radiology's education committee.

  1. 2019
    FellowRST Neuroradiology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2018
    Resident - Diagnostic RadiologyUniversity of Minnesota
  3. 2013
    MDUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  4. 2007
    BA - Major: Peace Studies. Minor: Biology.St. John's University

Certifications

  1. 2019
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Roentgen Resident Research AwardRadiological Society of North America
  2. 2016
    Student Travel AwardRadiological Society of North America
  3. 2015
    Outstanding Resident of NeuroradiologyUniversity of Minnesota
  4. 2015
    Radiology Leadership Institute, Level IUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  5. 2015
    Resident Leadership AcademyUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  6. 2015
    Travel grant: Introduction to Academic RadiologyRadiological Society of North America
  7. 2012
    Gault international Travel AwardUniversity of Minnesota
  8. 2012
    Junior MembershipAlpha Omega Alpha
  9. 2011
    Overall Honors Year 2University of Minnesota Medical School
  10. 2010
    Overall Honors Year 1University of Minnesota Medical School
  11. 2007
    Magna Cum LaudeSt. John's University
  12. 2006
    Regents’/Trustees’ ScholarshipSt. John's University
  13. 2005
    Regents’/Trustees’ ScholarshipSt. John's University
  14. 2004
    Regents’/Trustees’ ScholarshipSt. John's University
  15. 2003
    Regents’/Trustees’ ScholarshipSt. John's University

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Residency Education LiaisonDivision of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  2. 2022 - present
    Young Professional Society LiaisonFellowship Directors Curriculum Task Force
  3. 2022 - present
    Member, Noninterpretive/Finance subcommitteeASNR Fellowship Directors Committee Curriculum Task Force
  4. 2022 - present
    Young Professionals Group MemberAmerican Society of Neuroradiology
  5. 2022 - 2023
    MemberAmerican Society of Spine Radiology, Abstract and Awards Committee
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberFaculty Advocating Collaborative and Thoughtful Carotid Artery Treatments
  7. 2019 - present
    MemberNeuroradiology Education Committee, Department of Radiology
  8. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  9. 2019 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  10. 2019 - present
    Abstract Review SubcommitteeAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  11. 2019 - present
    MemberSpine Intervention Society
  12. 2018 - 2019
    Radiology RepresentativeMayo Medical and Lab Specialties Graduate Education Committee
  13. 2017 - present
    MemberAssociation of University Radiologists
  14. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  15. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Neuroradiology
  16. 2010 - 2011
    President/FounderUniversity of Minnesota Radiology Interest Group
  17. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  18. 2010 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  19. 2010 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association

Publications