Benita Petri-Pickstone

Benita Petri-Pickstone, MD

  • Family Medicine
  • Physician
4.9 out of 5
  • 678 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 196 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

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 and Community 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 and Community Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Family and Community Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2010

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

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

Education History

Medical School

Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV
MD
9/1/1988 - 5/31/1994

Internship

Marshall University Medical Center, Huntington, WV

7/1/1994 - 6/30/1995

Residency

Marshall University Medical Center, Huntington, WV

7/1/1995 - 6/30/1997

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine
7/11/1997

Academic Information

My Department

Family Medicine

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

678 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.8 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.8 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Sep 07, 2020

    friendly, very informative and easy to talk with.

  • Reviewed on Sep 02, 2020

    Very great doctor. Listens carefully and gives best medicine for quick recovery.

  • Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

    All good!

  • Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

    Spent good amount of time to discuss all issues and good listener

  • Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

    patient and took time to listen to me

  • Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

    Best Doctor around. Have been going to Dr. Petri for years and she is amazing.

  • Reviewed on Jul 02, 2020

    Dr. Benita has "always" shown a genuine concern for my well being.

  • Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

    Dr. Petri has always been an exceptional caregiver. I would trust her with any problem. She always has a solution for my concern.

  • Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

    I love Dr. Petri with all my heart and soul because she cares, and is a excellent listener!

  • Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

    Dr. Petri-Pickstone is the BEST! She has been my Dr for over 25 years. She always makes sure I am taken care of. She listens and always respects my concerns and opinions.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Petri-Pickstone has reported no relationships with companies or entities.