Benita Petri-Pickstone

Benita Petri-Pickstone, MD

  • Family Medicine
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Appointments: (614) 293-2614

About Me

As a family medicine physician at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, I specialize in disease management, preventive medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, contraception education and women’s health. I treat patients with a myriad of conditions including anxiety, depression, hypertension, diabetes, arthritis and osteoarthritis. I also provide joint injections, mole removal, pap smears and endometrial biopsies, along with other minor procedures.

I have always wanted to work in family medicine and am happy to have found my calling in life. I love my job and my patients; it’s a privilege to take care of patients and their families. I enjoy taking care of the entire patient, not just treating symptoms, and providing as much preventative care as possible. I’m very interested in how family dynamics can affect a person’s health.

My favorite part about working at Ohio State is the wealth of resources available, including a wide range of specialists for my patients. Additionally, The Department of Family Medicine provides great support for my professional goals. I also enjoy helping medical students throughout the process of medical school, especially nontraditional students.

When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and cooking.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016, 2017
  • Unsung Hero Award, Department of Family Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Family Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2010

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pediatrics
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Depression
  • Contraception
  • Women's Health
  • Anxiety
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Family Practice
  • Colposcopy
  • Hypertension
  • Disease Management
  • Arthritis
  • Primary Care

Locations Where I Practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

Education and Training

Medical Degree

MD
Marshall University School of Medicine
5/31/1994

Residency

Family Medicine
Marshall University Medical Center
7/1/1995 - 6/30/1997

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine
7/11/1997

My Department

Family Medicine

Reviews

471 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.8
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.8

112 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 08, 2019

Dr. Petri is the best! She listens to my concerns and shows compassion and care.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

Take great care of me.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019

Dr. Petri is an excellent doctor. I'm happy she's able to care for my child.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019

always wonderful and helpful

Reviewed on Mar 07, 2019

Dr. Petri is efficient and personable. She always talks to me not at me while using the computer. She looks at me and listens using and observing verbal and non verbal cues. I value this communication so much more than timeliness.

Reviewed on Mar 06, 2019

good

Reviewed on Mar 02, 2019

I am always confident in the steps she takes to ensure the best health possible .

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2019

Everytime I have been seen by Dr. Petri I have felt genuine warmth & concern for my medical needs. By far, she is the most kind & patient heath care provider I have ever encountered.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

50 minutes late to appointment, barely looked at me, didn't re-check blood pressure despite it registering very high by nurse.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019

Love Dr. Petri. Would not want another dr.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Petri-Pickstone has reported no relationships with companies or entities.