Robert V. Benish, MD is a board-certified Gastroenterologist and Internist, coming to Brevard from private practice in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine in Galax, VA. He served his Internal Medicine Residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Benish served his Gastroenterology Fellowship at Long Island College in Brooklyn, NY. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Zapopan, Mexico and his Bachelor of Science in Biology from SUNY at Stony Brook in Stony Brook, NY.
Dr. Benish is licensed to practice medicine in Florida, New York and Virginia and is a national speaker on Irritable Bowel Syndrome diagnosis and treatments. He enjoys serving the community and maintains an active outdoor lifestyle

Board Certification

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis diagnosis and management


Long Island College Hospital (Gastroenterology Fellowship), Brooklyn, NY

Internship and Residency

Long Island College Hospital (Internship), Brooklyn, NY – Long Island College Hospital (Internal Medicine Residency), Brooklyn, NY


Long Island College Hospital (Clerkship/5th Pathway), Brooklyn, NY – Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (Doctor of Medicine), Zapopan, Mexico – SUNY at Stony Brook (Bachelor of Science), Stony Brook, NY


Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology