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Richard T. Benson, MD, Associate Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Richard T. Benson, MD, PhD, is a fellowship trained Associate Medical Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

 

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Can the flu cause a stroke?

by Richard T. Benson, MD, Associate Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center
May 04, 2018

In April 2018, beloved Night Court actor Harry Anderson died at 65 from a cardioembolic stroke, which involves blockage of…

Stroke: A young person’s disease?

by Richard T. Benson, MD, Associate Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center
May 12, 2017

If you think you’re too young to have a stroke, think again. A study published in April 2017 showed that…