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Dr. Irvin S. Benowitz, DO, MS

Aerospace Medicine Specialist | Aerospace Medicine

4/5(13)
191 S Buena Vista St Suite 420 Burbank CA, 91505
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Irvin Benowitz is an aerospace medicine specialist practicing in Burbank, CA. Dr. Benowitz provides primary care services for professionals like pilots and crewmembers who work and travel in the air or space. As an aerospace medicine specialist, Dr. Benowitz discovers, manages and prevents health issues that result from traveling in extreme environments. These physicians are particularly trained in diseases that may arise from air travel, and work to keep airmen healthy and safe.

Education and Training

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 1976

Board Certification

American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS)

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Dr. Irvin S. Benowitz, DO, MS
Dr. Irvin S. Benowitz, DO, MS's Expert Contributions

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Professor of Family Medicine Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific -

Awards

  • Patients’ Choice Award (2011, 2012) Year  
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012) Year  
  • Air Force Meritorious Service Medal and Family Practice Preceptor of the Year 2015 Keck, USC 

Treatments

  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Pain
  • Obesity
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Pain

Professional Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association  
  • American Academy of Pain Management  
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine  
  • DO Member American Osteopathic Association 

Residency

  • Malcolm Grow Medical Center  
  • Malcolm Grow Medical Center

Fellowships

  • Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California  

Fellowships

  • Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Osteopathic Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, American Academy of Pain Management

Dr. Irvin S. Benowitz, DO, MS's Practice location

Practice At 191 S Buena Vista St Suite 420

191 S Buena Vista St Suite 420 -
Burbank, CA 91505
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New patients: 818-557-7399
Fax: 818-848-1543

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center - Burbank

777 Flower St # A -
Glendale, CA 91201
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New patients: 818-637-7714
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Patient Experience with Dr. Benowitz


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Dr. Irvin S. Benowitz, DO, MS has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 13 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Aerospace Medicine Specialist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Geriatrician Dr. Irvin S. Benowitz, who serves patients throughout the State of California.

Dr. Benowitz is a practicing geriatrician with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center – Burbank.

Dr. Benowitz has been taking care of families in Burbank for many years and taks the time to understand the specific needs of patients.He treats patients an individuals.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center – Burbank is a 446-bed hospital that provides the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for San Fernando Valley communities. 2,500 employees, nearly 300 volunteers, and 700-plus physicians share a commitment to provide quality care for all.

In his current capacity, Dr. Benowitz also serves as the Medical Director of AAA Comprehensive Healthcare, Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center in North Hollywood, California. The Center exists to serve those who have limited access to healthcare, welcoming low-income, the uninsured, and the under-insured. The providers offer primary medical care, dental care, pediatrics, prenatal care, and behavioral health care.

Among the doctor’s professional affiliations, he is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, and the American Academy of Pain Management.

Dr. Benowitz had a long career as a Reserve and Active Duty Air Force officer.  He served as Reserve Medical Unit Commander, augmentee to the Reserve Surgeon General and prior to becoming a doctor as a Disaster Preparedness Officer.  Dr Benowitz a was a Chief Physician and a Chief Flight Surgeon on retirement holding the rank of Colonel.

Back in 1976, Dr. Benowitz graduated with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then went on to perform his residency at Malcolm Grow Medical Center, followed by attending the School of Aerospace Medicine and fellowships at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.

In practice for over four decades, he is board-certified in geriatric medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, which is an organization that provides board certification to qualified osteopathic physicians who specialize in delivering comprehensive primary care for patients of all ages, genders, and addressing all parts of the body. 

Likewise, he is board-certified in family medicine/OMT & preventive medicine-aerospace medicine by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS).   The NBPAS is committed to providing board recertification for both MDs and DOs that ensures physician compliance with national standards and promotes lifelong learning.

Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on the health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. A geriatrician is a health care provider who focuses on patient well-being and independent functioning. These allopathic or osteopathic health care providers are specifically trained to evaluate and manage the unique health care needs and special treatment requirements of older people.

Pertaining to his most notable achievements, Dr. Benowitz has been the recipient of Patients’ Choice Award (2011, 2012) and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012). He has also received the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal and Family Practice Preceptor of the Year from Keck, USC in 2015.  He is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.

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