Benjamin Bengs, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Santa Monica, CA, Providence Saint John's Health Center

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Orthopaedic Surgery Santa Monica, CA

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Board certified Orthopedics Surgeon, specializing in hip and knee replacement surgery as well as revision hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. Bengs is also involved in best care and quality improvement of joint replacement surgery. His roles include resident surgeon instruction, joint replacement curriculum development, and Comprehensive Joint Replacement administration.

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2001 - 2006
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 2001 - 2002
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Georgetown University School of MedicineClass of 2001
  • University of CaliforniaB.S., Physiology, 1992 - 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2006 - 2022
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Chief of Joint Replacement Surgery 2015
  • Quarterly Champion American Joint Replacement Registry, 2013
  • Career Development Award In Total Joint And Trauma Surgery “Proximal Femoral Bone Loss and Femoral Stem Stability in Total Hip Arthroplasty.” Orthopedic Research & Education Foundation, 2010
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Development of a Multidisciplinary Case Review Committee to Reduce Readmissions, Mortality, and Sepsis by Standardizing Care and Limiting Clinical Variations  
    Winograd, D. Bengs, B. Eckardt, J. Jeffcoat, D. Daubs, M, UHC Annual Conference 2013, Pulse, 10/18/2013
  • Infection files: Expert thoughts on infected joints  
    Bengs, B, Daily News, Los Angeles, 10/24/2012
  • “Effect of proximal femoral bone support on the fixation of a press-fit noncemented total hip replacement femoral component”  
    Sangiorgio, S.N., Ebramzadeh, E., Borkowski,S.L., Oakes, D.A., Reid, J.J., Bengs,B.C., J Appl Biomater Funct Mater; Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Functional Materials, 9/1/2012
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Press Mentions

  • Orthopedic Surgeon to Know: Dr. Benjamin Christopher Bengs of UCLA Orthopaedic Center Santa Monica
    Orthopedic Surgeon to Know: Dr. Benjamin Christopher Bengs of UCLA Orthopaedic Center Santa MonicaFebruary 13, 2016 00:36

Committees

  • Review and administration of surgery issues, UCLA/SMH Surgery Administration Committee 2009 - Present
  • Quality Officer, UCLA Health System Quality Council Committee 2013 - 2015
  • Review and prevention of medical and surgical infections, UCLA Readmission and Sepsis Committee 2012 - 2015
  • Executive Review of Orthopedic Surgery, UCLA Executive Orthopaedic Surgery Committee 2012 - 2014
  • Disaster preparedness subcommittee, UCLA Executive Medical Board Disaster Subgroup Committee 2012 - 2013
  • Reviewer of Radiation Safety, UCLA Clinical Operations Radiation Safety Committee 2011 - 2011
  • Review of surgical complication and corrections, UCLA/SMH Surgery Review Committee 2009 - 2013

Research History

  • ResearcherDr. Bengs has been involved in research regarding joint replacement surgery, resurfacing hip replacement, osteoporosis, knee range of motion, and molecular bone development.2006 - Present

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Quality Board Member, Berkeley East Nursing FacilityReview and consultation of nursing facility care for orthopedic patients, specifically joint replacement.Disclosure: Paid consultant2015 - Present
  • Quality Board Member, Fireside Nursing FacilityReview and consultation of nursing facility care for orthopedic patients, specifically joint replacement.Disclosure: Paid consultant.2014 - 2017