Sara E. Benveniste MD

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Accepting New Patients

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

Education/Experience

Dr. Benveniste received her medical degree from the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, Wash. She completed her residency at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Wash. Before joining The Polyclinic, she practiced for 10 years at Swedish Greenlake Primary Care.

Career Influence

β€œI was fortunate to grow up with a nurse mom and doctor dad. Working with doctors in Russia and the Republic of Georgia also inspired me to go into medicine.”

Clinical Interests

Dr. Benveniste offers the full scope of family practice including: pediatric wellness exams, adolescent and adult wellness, low-risk obstetrics, sports preparation exams, travel medicine, menopause, nutrition, musculoskeletal injuries, behavioral health, diabetes, hypertension. Office procedures include: skin biopsies, IUD, Nexplanon, colposcopy.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, Dr. Benveniste enjoys family activities, running, hiking, cooking, art, gardening, environmental advocacy, learning languages, and music.

Practice Philosophy

β€œIt is a pleasure to develop lifetime relationships with my patients. Compassion and communication are key to helping patients live healthy lives. I continuously review evidence-based medicine and coordinate care with specialists when needed.”

Hospital Affiliations

  • Northwest Hospital
  • University of Washington Medical Center
  • Providence

Languages

Some Spanish and Russian.