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Frida R. Pena Benitez, MD

Family Medicine, Primary Care
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Specialties
  • Family Medicine
  • Primary Care
Clinical Interests
  • Women’s health
  • Prenatal care
  • Pediatrics
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Board Certification
American Board of Family Medicine
Philosophy of Care

I chose to practice family medicine because it provides me the opportunity to interact with and take care of whole families. I truly enjoy taking care of pregnant women and helping them in their motherhood journey. I also love to take care of children and their parents. 

I believe in creating a partnership with my patients and sharing in decision making. I like to provide my patients with the options available to treat their condition and, based on evidence, make a decision together as to what would be the best option for them.

I strive to provide patients with the best evidence-based care. It is important to me that my patients feel well cared for and that they are heard in each and every encounter; that is the recipe to succeed in achieving and maintaining great results in any treatment. I treat my patients as I would any of my family members.

Get to Know Me

I am originally from El Salvador, but I have been living in Washington for the last eight years. I am happily married to a very thoughtful husband, and we have three children, all under 5 years old. I am a runner; I have run several half-marathons and am training to run my first marathon. I like to read, sometimes up to three books at a time, which can make reading one whole book a little slower. I like to play outdoors with my kids, and I enjoy going out for brunch on the weekends. I chat almost daily with my childhood friends. Faith, family, friends and a healthy lifestyle are very important to me; they provide me balance.

Medical Education
Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado (2004)
El Salvador
Internship
University of New Mexico
Residency
Eastern New Mexico Medical Center (2011)
Roswell, NM
Professional Memberships
  • American Academy of Family Physicians