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Department Otolaryngology
Primary Location Family Health Center, Stuart
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Primary Location

Family Health Center, Stuart

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator Surgery
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose/Nasal Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parotidectomy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Thyroid Ultrasound and Biopsy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis Treatment
  • Voice and Larynx Surgery
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Congenital Head and Neck Masses
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumors
  • Hoarseness
  • Immobile Vocal Folds
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Neck Cancer
  • Neck Mass
  • Neck Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Neck Swelling
  • Neck Tumor
  • Nose or Nasal Problems
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • Parotid Cancer
  • Parotid Gland Problems
  • Parotid Masses
  • Parotid Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Infection
  • Salivary Gland Issues
  • Salivary Gland Stone
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Sinonasal Disease
  • Skull Base Lesions
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Snoring
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Glands
  • Thyroid Lesion
  • Thyroid Masses
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Tumor
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
View all 41 Specialties +


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About Daniel Benito, MD

Daniel Benito MD, is a surgeon in Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Head and Neck Institute. His specialty interests include thyroid and parathyroid surgery, benign and malignant salivary tumors and diseases, minimally invasive salivary endoscopy (sialendoscopy), ultrasonography for diagnosis of head and neck masses and tumors, head and neck cancer, hypoglossal nerve stimulator surgery for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, nasal obstruction, sinus disease, voice and upper airway disorders.

He is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, the American Head and Neck Society, American Thyroid Association, as well as many other regional and national organizations.

Dr. Benito received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. He went on to complete his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at The George Washington University School of Medicine.  

He has earned numerous awards and distinctions, including being elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He has published over 45 peer-reviewed articles on a range of head and neck surgery topics, and has presented his research at both regional and national meetings. 

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - George Washington University
Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Washington, DC

Medical Education - Drexel University - Queen Lane Medical Campus
Philadelphia, PA USA


  • Otolaryngology

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Elise Reid Carrington Award, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Resident Excellence in Research Award (2021) - George Washington University School of Medicine Division of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
  • Resident Teaching Award (2022) - George Washington University School of Medicine Division of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/4/2023, Dr. Benito has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

133 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

Dr. Benito was great.Kind soul

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

I will recommend Dr Benito to family & friends for any ear, throat issued

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

There should be an excellent or above expectations. Dr Benito is a gem for the Treasure Coast- thank you for inviting him

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Very nice doctor. His nurse was very nice too!!!

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Doctor Benito is an excellent provider. He is warm, friendly, and has excellent bedside manners in addition he is knowledgeable, informative, and thorough. I'm so pleased to be in such good hands with a provider I trust.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

I assume this great doctor is in high demand.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

This is my favorite doctor at Cleveland Clinic. He listens and determined my health issue and resolved my problem. I'm so relieved.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

This was one of the best experiences I've ever had at a doctors office. Thank you so much.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr. Benito is tops!

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2023

Dr. Benito is the best doctor I have ever seen. He really listens to our concerns, cares about his patients, he is very respectful and approachable. He does the best he can to help his patients feel and get better.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2023

Dr.Benito and all his staff are wonderful and very helpful with the whole process of my surgery. I have already and will continue to recommend him and his staff. At 80 I really appreciate all his kindness and concerns regarding all my health problems.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2023

The doctor was extremely thorough, explained things and made sure I understood which is so helpful with my cancer history.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

Excellent doctor, very caring, very informative

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2023

Dr. Benito, his nurse, and the women who conducted the hearing test (Mary and Ali) were all extremely friendly, caring, respectful, thorough, and great listeners. They were wonderful and I felt very comfortable. I have already recommended Dr. Benito to several people.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Dr Benito was excellent! He listened to my concerns, provided us with options and made both me and my son feel very comfortable. He was one of the best doctors I've ever encountered.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Dr. Benito was awesome, he treated me with respect and he was kind, very attentive to all my complaints and worries. He showed concerns for the way I was feeling. Pay attention and listen to me very patiently. He was very knowledgeable and took the time answering all my questions. He when over the next step and procedures to help me to get where I should be with my health. I recommend Dr. Benito to my family and friends.

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