Benjamin Wei, MD, General Surgery, Phoenix, AZ


General Surgery Phoenix, AZ


Hand Surgeon at Valleywise Health

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  • Dr. Wei was born and raised in the Midwest. Before graduating high school, he had completed biomedical research that would be published in peer-reviewed literature. He continued his research activity throughout his time at Cornell University, where he received a bachelor's degree in biological sciences.

    In 2007, Dr. Wei attained his medical degree at the University of Michigan, after which he did his surgical residency at a Level One Trauma Center - Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. His training completed with a fellowship in Hand Surgery at the renowned Kleinert Institute in Louisville, KY.

    Dr. Wei has worked in a scientific and clinical capacity throughout Europe, Asia, Central America, and North America, including funded positions in basic and clinical research, Urgent Care, General Surgery, and Hand Surgery. He is currently a board-certified hand surgeon at Valleywise Health.

Education & Training

  • Kleinert Kutz Hand Care CenterFellowship
  • Henry Ford Hospital - Wayne State UniversityHenry Ford Hospital - Wayne State UniversityResidency
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersUniversity of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersFellowship
  • University of Michigan Medical SchoolUniversity of Michigan Medical SchoolMedicalSchool
  • Cornell UniversityCornell UniversityOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • KY State Medical LicenseKY State Medical License 2014 - 2016
  • MI State Medical LicenseMI State Medical License 2009 - 2016
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery of the Hand

Publications & Presentations

  • Journal Articles
  • Biological and Electrophysiological Effects of Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) on Regenerating Peripheral Nerve Fibers.  Baghmanli Z, Sugg KB, Wei B, Shim BS, Martin DC, Cederna PS, Urbanchek MG, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Nerve Regeneration in the Presence of Conductive Polymers.  Baghmanli Z, Wei B, Shim BS, Sugg KB, Martin DC, Cederna PS, Urbanchek MG, Medimond Proceedings: 6th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Feasibility of Conductive Polymer for Peripheral Nerve Interfaces.  Baghmanli Z, Urbanchek MG, Wei B, Shim BS, Martin DC, Cederna PS, American Society of Peripheral Nerve Newsletter
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  • Lectures
  • Nationwide Outcomes of Breast Reduction Mammoplasty. Michigan Academy of Plastic Surgeons
  • Sensory Function Following Nerve Regeneration Through Conductive Conduits. American Society for Peripheral Nerve Annual Meeting
  • Cyclic Voltammetric and In Vivo Analysis of PEDOT Coated Electrode Fidelity for Use in Neural Prosthetics. American Society for Peripheral Nerve Annual Meeting
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Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin), French