Photo of Sara K. Benda

Sara K. Benda, M.D.

Pediatrician

Pediatrics

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

Dr. Kristi Benda joined our practice in 2001. She attended Dartmouth College for her undergraduate education and then moved to the Pacific Northwest for medical school and residency at the University of Washington. After residency she spent a year in a sports medicine/musculoskeletal fellowship.

At the age of two and a half, Dr. Benda decided she wanted to be a pediatrician. While at her pediatrician’s office, she announced to her parents, "I want to be a doctor to help children and animals feel better.” Through her work at our Factoria clinic, Dr. Benda now enjoys helping children feel better every day. She is dedicated to careful, quality patient care.

Dr. Benda lives on the Eastside with her husband, two children and their dog, Fritz. In her spare time, she loves doing anything related to the outdoors, including running, hiking, skiing, and mountain climbing.

Read More

Education

University of Washington
medical school
Seattle Childrens Hospital
residency
Fellowship in Sports Medicine, University of Washington
fellowship

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Weight Loss
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Urticaria
  • Anal Itching
  • Anemia
  • Angioma
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sports Injury
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Birthmark
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Brain Concussion
  • Breast Discharge
  • Burns
  • Camp Physicals
  • Candidiasis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cellulitis Of Buttock
  • Cellulitis Of Neck
  • Cellulitis Of Trunk
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Childhood-Onset Fluency Disorder
  • Chlamydia
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Cold Sore
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diaper Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Skin
  • Ear Infections
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema Herpeticum
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Encopresis
  • Erythema Marginatum
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fever With Chills
  • First Degree Burns
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Intolerances
  • Foot Injury - Sports Related
  • Foot Pain
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease In Infancy
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Failure
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Immunizations
  • Impetigo
  • Infection Of Kidney
  • Influenza
  • Injury Of Muscle
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Itching
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Lazy Eye
  • Learning Disability
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Ligament Injury
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Mumps
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Mycoplasma
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Nevus
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Norovirus
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otalgia
  • Overuse Injury
  • Painful Periods
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pityriasis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Psoriasis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Running Injury
  • Scab
  • Scaly Skin
  • Scarlet Fever
  • School Anxiety
  • School Physical
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Enuresis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Tag
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Physical
  • Sprain
  • Staphylococcus
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Strawberry Mark
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcus
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Sunburn
  • Syncope
  • Teething
  • Tinea
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tongue Sores
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urticaria
  • Viral Exanthem
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Weight Problem
  • Well Child Exam
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
Read More

Personal Interests

I like to spend every spare moment with my family, which includes my husband, son, daughter and two dogs. I love to travel, and do anything that involves the outdoors, but especially skiing, hiking, and running.
Read More

Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Sara K. Benda practices at one location

Allegro Pediatrics/Factoria
4122 Factoria Boulevard Southeast
Suite 101

Bellevue, WA 98006
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Issaquah