Dr.Benak was born in Birmingham, Alabama and raised in Dothan, Alabama. She graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University, Auburn, with a Bachelor of Science degree, Biomedical Sciences, with Minors in both Business and Spanish, 2010.
Dr. Benak earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of South Alabama, College of Medicine, 2016, and completed her three-year Pediatric Residency program at Louisiana State University, Children’s Hospital New Orleans, 2019. She joined Dothan Pediatric Clinic in November 2019.
Dr. Benak is board certified in general pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a proud member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, and the Houston County Medical Society.