About Benjamin Bengs, MD
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Benjamin C. Bengs, MD, is the Director of Special Surgery at the Center for Hip and Knee Replacement at Providence St. John’s Health. Dr. Bengs was previously the Chief of Joint Replacement Surgery and Department Vice-Chair at UCLA, as an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. He appreciates the Providence Digital Surgical Experience for the ability it gives him to guide his practice and maintain consistent communication with his patients throughout their care. This includes offering virtual visits to patients, interactive messages, timely access to information, reminders, and check-ins. This way, patients are empowered to become custodians of their own care.
Dr. Bengs’s medical training started at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with an Alpha Omega Alpha distinction. He completed his internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School in Boston and was awarded the Leonard Marmor Award for excellence. Dr. Bengs then completed an additional year of fellowship in joint replacement training at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Arthroplasty Fellowship.
Dr. Bengs has numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications, received over $100,000 in research awards, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (FAAOS). He is a member of numerous professional associations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Western Orthopedic Association, and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He has previously been a member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research member, the AO Educational Faculty, and the Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research manuscript reviewer.