Biography & Education

"For nearly 20 years in an academic setting, I enjoyed teaching and doing clinical research on the diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis and advanced liver disease that has fostered advancements in patient care," says Dr. Benner. "Now, with my colleagues at The Oregon Clinic, I am dedicated to providing easy access for our community to cutting-edge consultative care that includes the best available evaluation and treatment of liver and GI problems. We believe in providing personal, compassionate and efficient care through a team approach that includes the best trained physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and ancillary staff." 
Dr. Benner's focus is in hepatology (liver disease).

Dr. Benner is associated with Providence Cancer Center.
Areas of expertise

Gastroenterology and Hepatology



  • B.S., Cum Laude: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 1973
  • M.D., Cum Laude: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1977
  • Internship, Internal Medicine: University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 1977-1978
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 1978-1980
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1980-1981
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
  • English

Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Gastroenterology East at Gateway
1111 NE 99th Ave.
Suite 301
Portland , OR 97220
Fax 503-963-2802
The Oregon Clinic-Gastroenterology East at Milwaukie
10330 SE 32nd Ave.
Suite 210
Milwaukie , OR 97222


Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal medicine
Conditions Treated
Services Provided