Matthew Benage, MD
Dr. Matthew Benage believes patients should be treated with respect and kindness. He knows that eyesight is vital to health, and strives to relieve patients’ concerns by listening carefully and communicating clearly.
As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Benage focuses on preserving and restoring vision. He has a special interest in cataract surgery, anterior segment surgery, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. He also enjoys helping patients manage retinal disease and ocular surface disease.
Dr. Benage earned degrees in psychology and literature from the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri. He earned a doctor of medicine from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri. He completed a residency at the University of Iowa Visual Sciences and Ophthalmology Department in Iowa City, Iowa. He has held research positions with the National Institutes of Health and Harvard School of Public Health.
Away from medicine, Dr. Benage enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. The family likes to hike, paddleboard, try new restaurants, and play basketball and ping-pong together.