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Doctor Linda M. Benedict is the owner of Georgia Skin Specialists, a practice which she began in 2001. Dr. Benedict is a Florida native who received her undergraduate degree from Emory University. She graduated from the University of South Florida College of Medicine, and then completed residencies in both Family Practice and Dermatology. She also served as Chief Resident of Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Benedict has practiced dermatology in the Atlanta area for the past 18 years. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Georgia Society of Dermatologists, the Atlanta Dermatological Association, the Society of Pediatric Dermatology, the Women’s Dermatologic Society and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
In 2007, Dr. Benedict was named Supervising Physician of the Year by the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistant Organization. She has been featured on the national TV show, “Heartbeat of America,” and is a frequent volunteer for skin cancer screenings including the Annual Georgia State Legislature screenings.
Dr. Benedict is married to Dr. Alan Benedict, an ophthalmologist in Marietta. They have three beautiful daughters and when she is not practicing medicine, Dr. Benedict enjoys photography, painting, and spending time with her family.
Verified Patient Reviews
Very friendly and made you feel comfortable. Reassured as she performed body scan (preventative)
I highly recommend Dr. Benedict and Georgia Skin Specialists. The office is well run, appointments are easy to make and you don't have to wait months to get seen.
She is very professional, thorough, and timely. Highly recommend.
My son has been seeing Dr. Benedict for years! We had an 8:30am appointment and we were right away. I backed out of the parking garage at 8:45am. Awesome!
Dr. Benedict is friendly and professional. An appointment with her is a pleasant experience.
Dr. Benedict and the staff at this location are always professional, friendly and on time! I would highly recommend this practice!
Dr. Benedict is awesome!
I have always had a great experience at this office. This was my first time meeting Dr. Benedict and she was great as well as her nurse (Amanda?). They both took the time to explain things thoroughly to me and made me feel at ease throughout the whole exam.
Dr. Benedict has the best bedside manner. She will answer all of your questions and takes her time - no rushing out of the room. She's great!
I loved my experience with Dr. Benedict. She was professional, quick, but also had a great bedside manner and was very explanatory. Would recommend her to anyone.
Super professional and caring.
Dr. Benedict is wonderful! Thorough, excellent bedside manner and listens to your concerns. Have been going to her for several years and I will continue to do so! Entire practice is terrific!
Doctor Benedict is a pro. She listens to what you have to say. You can always count on a good conversation about your thoughts and hers.
She was great! Very fast and to the point!
Dr. Benedict is a no-nonsense yet empathetic doctor, and provides excellent care.
Dr. Benedict is very professional and caring to her patients.
She has such a wonderful bedside manner and really takes time to explains about treatment/procedures.
Dr. B. has been my dermatologist for years and I think a lot of her.
She is excellent
I have been a patient for many years. I travel about 50 minutes to see her because Dr. Benedict is very thorough. She's easy to talk to and willing to answer all my questions.
I have been a patient for at least 15 years. She's the best. Now I take my kids too and highly recommend her to friends. Everyone in the office is wonderful.
Thank you for your care and advice these many years. I remember when I asked if the cure for Psoriasis had been found and you said Yes!
Excellent service, as always.
She was really nice and professional
She was very friendly, not awkward and very reasonable and quick to address any concerns. I have found my new Dr!
Linda Benedict, MD was very professional and caudial to me. She has a very nice demeanor.
Our whole family sees Dr Benedict, We Love her!!
She was great!
Wonderful, very friendly great bedside manner. Nurse Carrie(?) was super sweet too. See you in a few months!
Very thorough and kind
She is AWESOME!!
Perfect as usual.
This was an outstanding Doctor's office experience. Dr. Benedict is very personable and takes to explain the procecure and answer questions. The staff was very welcoming also. Overall, one of the best I've visited.
Dr. Benedict was very helpful. She immediately assessed my skin and proposed a treatment plan based on what she saw. She was very knowledgeable and quick to establish a solution.
Dr. Benedict is an excellent and very thorough dermatologist. I highly recommend her.
Dr Benedict has kept me in tip-top shape for many many years. From dealing with acne to catching cancerous moles to helping my vanity with fillers/botox. She isn't super close to where I live, but has always been worth the drive.
She was understanding, kind, and concise. She listened to my concerns after the friendliest of greetings and then made it point to say how it'll be fun for her to figure out the reason for my visit. You truly feel like she views you as a person rather than just a patient and she wants to help. The entire staff at the office could not have been more pleasant and on top of their game. Absolutely recommend Dr. Benedict to anyone looking for quality care.
She was very thorough and explained the diagnosis. She's very pleasant and patient.
Dr. Benedict is thoroughly professional yet warm and friendly. I would recommend her to anyone needing dermatological care.
I enjoyed it.
She was awesome!
Not sure really. She took a biopsy sample from my scalp and left a very noticable gash in the very front of my hairline and along with it took a chunk of hair so I'm not real happy about that. It's almost impossible to hide!
Dr. Benedict was thorough, friendly, and fast. She verified my past history and checked spots I had forgotten about. Office staff was nice and made checking-in and checking-out very fast and efficient.
In and out quick and efficient
She is one of the best physicians I have seen.
I am a long-standing, very satisfied patient.
Everyone there was very friendly and very professional. I would highly recommend them.
Dr. Benedict is very serious about preventing skin cancer. I have never had a more thorough prevention treatment in the 30 years I have been visiting dermatologsts! I am extremely happy with her level of care and concern.
I would absolutely visit her again! It was the fastest doctor's visit I have ever had. I walked out of the office 20 minutes after my appointment with my issue resolved. The staff was courteous and Dr. Benedict was not only friendly but funny to boot!
She is awesome! The office staff is also wonderful. It was a great visit.
She was very professional and had ALL the answers to my questions. I would highly recommend her.
Quick, professional, clean, pleasant. Great!
Wonderful visit with Dr Benedict and her assistants.
Dr. Benedict is quick, efficient, and to the point. I've made two appointments with her in the pas and both times I was back in my vehicle and set in fifteen - twenty minutes. I highly recommend her to anyone with a tight schedule.
I have been a patient of Dr. Benedict's for years. Tried other derms - went back to her. Sh eis kind, knowledgeable and no nonsense. Great doc, but even nicer person!
Visit went well.
Not only was Dr. Benedict professional and courteous, so is the staff from the minute I walked in.
My visit was probably only 15 minutes long, which was excellent because I only came in for something simple. She was sweet, and to the point, and my wait time only about 5 minutes long which I loved.
Dr. Benedict is the best!
Dr. Benedict is the best! I have been a patient for several years and trust her guidance completely. She and her staff are always up to speed on the latest and greatest treatments. Would definitely recommend Dr. Benedict.
A very pleasent and efficient experience.
Dr. Benedict was fantastic, prompt, professional, and had a good sense of humor! I highly recommend her!
She seemed very knowledgeable with my issues. She also had a great bedside manner that helped me walk out the door feeling good.
Dr. Benedict was awesome....very knowledgeable, friendly and took great care of me. Amanda, who assisted, was equally as impressive. I now have a new dermatologist!
Excellent. Zoc Doc made this the easiest doctor's appointement I've ever had.
Very professional and thorough while addressing all my concerns
Perfect. She is so knowledgeable and took care of all problems quickly!
Very professional and thorough
She was very professional and would recommend her to friends.
Dr. Benedict seemed genuinely interested in resolving my skin issues.
she is a very nice and calm person, she explain and answer all our questions, great personality, very out going person, we feel very welcome and looked after. Thank You!
wonderful - very kind to the children
Polite, informative, concerned
Love her, such a sweet person and always ready with helpful advice and suggestions.
Linda is amazing!!!! Love this doctor.
She was OUTSTANDING!
Great experience! I will go back!
I was actually late but still seen within 30 minutes of arrival. She took the time to ask the and listen to what the issues were,then advised as to the resolution and even gave samples of the recommended products. She extracted several pimples and blackheads at my request and explained other facets of my complexion.
she was very professional about her work she get right to the point of the problem.
They were very professional.
Beautiful office - friendly efficient staff - friendly, down-to-earth, competent doctor.
She was very nice and to the point, I was in and out.. Loved it!
Excellent visit. I was extremely impressed with the expediency. From entering my appointment on line and very little paperwork and finally by seeing the doctor right away.
I wasn't impressed.
She was very prompt, explained everything well, presented all my options, and listened to my concerns. I would highly recommend her!