Lake Forest, IL — Judith Schneebeck Bensinger, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Life Achiver in the Medical Field and in acknowledgment of her status as a retired Family Physician from North Shore Medical Services.
With nearly 50 years of experience, Dr. Bensinger spent her remarkable career focusing her primary care expertise in Family and Adolescent Medicine.
Dr. Bensinger began her professional journey after receiving a B.A. in Biochemistry at Northwestern University in 1963 and followed by a medical degree in 1968. She worked in private practice at North Shore Medical Services and specialized in treating adolescents with eating disorders. North Shore Medical Services was a group practice in suburban Chicago that specialized in family and internal medicine. The doctor also opened a primary care clinic in Springfield, IL.
Dr. Bensinger was a pioneering physician, training the first nurse practitioners in a federal program from the state of Illinois. During her career, she also became an Occupational Medical Physician for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and NASA Space Center.
Dr. Bensinger has been named in the 10 Outstanding Women in America, an honor that she received at the White House under President Ford. She also received an award from Operation Push. She is a member of the American Medical Association.
The doctor has been extremely passionate about her profession for 49 years, seeking to help those in need find immediate solutions to their healthcare needs. Since her retirement, the doctor loves spending time with family and traveling.