Philosophy of Care
Dr. Benko utilizes a very personal approach, involving the child in the decision making process when appropriate.
Dr. Benko sees patients with general child neurological concerns, as well as neurogenetic, developmental delays, epilepsy, spasticity, and sialorrhea. He is very interested in medical education.
Dr. Benko brings nearly 9 years of primarily outpatient community practice to the Pediatric Neurology team.
Dr. Benko is interested in Neurogenetics, TeleNeurology, and educational pediatric neurology.
M.D., Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary 1999
B.A., University of Rochester, Rochester NY 1993
Internship: Pediatrics, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey/Atlantic Health System, Morristown NJ 2000-2001
Pediatrics, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey/Atlantic Health System, Morristown NJ 2000-2002
Pediatric Neurology, George Washington University, Washington DC 2002-2005
Metabolic and Developmental Neurology, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda MD 2005-2007
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child Neurology,
American Academy of Neurology
Child Neurology Society
United Leukodystrophy Foundation
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Junior Member Award, Child Neurology Society 2004, 2005
Top Scholar Award, Ortho McNeil, 2003
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