Care Philosophy

I believe in delivering evidence-based medical care customized to each individual, respecting patient autonomy, fostering shared decision-making, and considering reasonable alternatives.

About Brian C. Benson, MD

Dr. Brian Benson is a DC native and grew up in Rockville, Maryland. After earning his degree in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Benson briefly served as a medical device reviewer at the FDA. Dr. Benson then received his M.D. from The Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed his internship and residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was selected to serve as Chief of Residents for a year following residency. 

Dr. Benson completed his fellowship training in gastroenterology at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He then served as an active-duty military physician, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army. Assigned to Alexander T. Augusta Military Medical Center (formerly Fort Belvoir Community Hospital), he held roles as Chief of Endoscopy and Chief of Gastroenterology. During his military service, Dr. Benson deployed to Afghanistan as a Field Surgeon with the 10th Mountain Division in 2018-2019 and contributed to a COVID relief mission in 2021. Board-certified in gastroenterology, he has authored numerous academic publications and presentations in the field. Dr. Benson's professional interests encompass colorectal cancer screening, esophageal disorders, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Benson lives in Northern Virginia and enjoys hiking, fitness/powerlifting, exploring nature, and spending time with his wife and three sons.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anemia
  • Biliary Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile (C.Diff)
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • H. Pylori
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Disease
  • Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Ulcer
  • Small Intestinal Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Cam)
  • Colonoscopy (Screening & Diagnostic)
  • EGD (Upper Endoscopy)
  • Enteroscopy (Small & Large Bowel)
  • Esophageal Dilation

Office Locations

Primary Location

Picture of the Woodbridge Route 1 Office

Woodbridge Route 1

14904 Richmond Hwy.
Suite 103
Woodbridge, VA 22191

Phone: 703-497-4222
Fax: 703-492-0164

Procedure Locations

Having a procedure? It may not always be in the same location where you consulted with your doctor. Check with your doctor to make sure you’re headed to the right place.



Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


Tripler Army Medical Center


Brooke Army Medical Center GME

Professional Highlights


Board Certified, Gastroenterology

Board Certified, Internal Medicine