Kristin Benson - MD

Kristin Benson - MD

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Carlson Parkway
Carlson Parkway
My Areas of Practice

Providing care for kids by partnering with parents, their children and the rest of the medical team.

General Information

Gender: Female

Practicing Since: 1983

Accepting New Patients: Yes


Practices at

Carlson Parkway
15111 Twelve Oaks Center Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305

Education & Certifications

Certification American Board of Pediatrics

BA Mankato State University
Biology and Chemistry
Mankato, MN

MD University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Masters of Science (MS) University of Minnesota Department of Biomedical Informatics
clinical research and informatics
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Pediatrics Internship and Residency University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO


Research & Publications

I am interested in collecting digital data at the point of care for primary care research.  I have done research projects on strep pharyngitis, obesity and lead toxicity.  I have the following publication:

Electronic Data Collection Tools for Quality Improvement:  Antibiotic Utilization, AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 2003: 788

Professional Associations & Awards

past Board member of the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

past  Executive Committee member of the national American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Clinical Information Technology

Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School

Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics


My husband and I live in Minnetonka and have three adult sons.  I enjoy reading, music, and nature.