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Areas of Expertise

  • Amblyopia
  • Cross Eyes / Strabismus
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Plugged Tear Ducts


2311 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN 37232
1821 Heritage Park Plaza, Unit 1 & 2
Murfreesboro, TN 37129


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Minnesota, 1993
  • Fellowship - University of Wisconsin Hospital
  • Residency - University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology, 1998

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
I would recommend Dr Benegas to anyone
September 18, 2023
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My child eye doctor was very kind and explained everything to me. Was very positive and treated my child with kindness. My child remembers the doctor and very comfortable with her.
August 23, 2023
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Very good
August 22, 2023
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I have recommended Vanderbilt and Dr. Benegas to several other families who have children with vision problems. Dr. Benegas is always thorough in her exam, kind and friendly with my daughter, and patient and thorough in her explanations with me about condition and how we are doing.
July 24, 2023
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Dr. Benegas was also wonderful!!!
July 18, 2023
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The Doctors and staff at Vanderbilt Eye Institute were very courteous, professional and caring.
July 13, 2023
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She was very helpful
July 12, 2023
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Very kind,
May 24, 2023
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Great experience
April 28, 2023
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