Daniella Benson, a board-certified Physician Assistant who grew up Long Island, NY, graduated from the University of Delaware in 2000, earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. She then attended Philadelphia University Physician Assistant Program, earning her Master of Science degree in 2002. She has a strong surgical background, formerly working in General and surgical sub-specialties at both Christiana and St. Francis Hospital here in Delaware. She also spent several years working with a Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon, as well as an Otolaryngology (ENT) /Facial Plastics group in Pennsylvania.
She has had extensive experience in surgery and plastics/cosmetics closures, as well as diagnosing and treating skin cancers. She works in conjunction Dr. Christopher Conti to treat patients with cancerous and precancerous lesions. She performs full skin examinations and minor surgical procedures including benign lesions and skin cancer removal.
Daniella is board- certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is the President of the Delaware Academy of Physician Assistants for the 2016-2018 term, and has been an active board member for over 5 years, and also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She enjoys teaching PA students, community service, and is active in the local Moving for Melanoma organization. She lives here in Delaware with her husband and twin daughters and enjoys reading, exercising, and outdoor activities.