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Benjamin Christopher Bengs, MD

UCLA Physician Benjamin Christopher  Bengs, MD specializes in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
A95204
Contact
(310) 319-1234 Appointments
(424) 259-9881 Office
Fax Number
(424) 259-6597
Email Address
bbengs@mednet.ucla.edu
PRACTICE LOCATION

UCLA Santa Monica Orthopaedics
1250 16th Street, Suite 2100
Santa Monica, CA 90404

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2010
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006 - 2007
Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2002 - 2006
Internship
Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2001 - 2002
Degree
MD, Georgetown University Medical Center, 2001
CLINICAL INTEREST
Arthritis, Avascular Necrosis, Complex Trauma, Fracture (Except Hand), Fresh Trauma, Hip Resurfacing, Hip Revision, Hip Trauma, Osteoarthritis, Osteonecrosis, Re-do Hip, Re-do Knee, Total Knee Replacement, Trauma
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Research Interest
Total Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Revision Joint Replacement
Additional Information
BIO

Dr. Bengs, Associate Professor, UCLA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, is a full time faculty of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and sees patients at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital.

Dr. Bengs is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in arthroplasty and trauma.

Dr. Bengs received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed an internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and his orthopaedic surgery training from the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program.

 

Awards & Recognition
  • Orthopedic Research & Education Foundation, Career Development Award In Total Joint And Trauma Surgery “Proximal Femoral Bone Loss and Femoral Stem Stability in Total Hip Arthroplasty.” 2010
  • Marmour Award recipient for highest cumulative OITE scores, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Class 2006
  • Cum Laude at graduation, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2001
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • USMLE Step I: 99%, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • High Honors at graduation, University of California Santa Barbara, 1996
  • Distinction in Major, Physiology
  • College of Letters and Science Academic Excellence Award at graduation
  • Honors Prgram, 1992 - 1996
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellow, 1995 - 1996
  • Member of Order of Omega and the Golden Key Society, Academic Societies
  • Founding Father for the Theta Sigma chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity, Scholar of the Year 1993 and House Manager 1994
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