Benjamin Erickson, MD, Ophthalmology, Palo Alto, CA, Stanford Health Care


Ophthalmology Palo Alto, CA

Oculo-Plastic & Orbital Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Clinical Professor, Stanford Byers Eye Institute

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  • Benjamin Erickson, MD, is Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford's Byers Eye Institute. He specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery as well as Orbital Oncology. His clinical interests include functional & cosmetic surgery of the eyelids, brow & mid-face, thyroid eye disease, orbital trauma & tumors, and Mohs reconstruction. His research interests include development of surgical instruments & medical devices.

    Benjamin received his AB from Harvard University, magna cum laude, with highest departmental honors in History & Science. He received his medical degree from the Yale School of Medicine and a Masters of Health Science while completing a NIH sponsored research fellowship year in tissue engineering. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the number one ranked Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, where he remained for his ASOPRS fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

    Outside of work, Benjamin is an avid cyclist and outdoor enthusiast.

Education & Training

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Anne Bates Leach Eye HospitalResidency
  • Yale University School of MedicineYale University School of MedicineMedicalSchool
  • Harvard UniversityOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License 2016 - 2021
  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License 2014 - 2018
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

  • Title
  • Orbital Tumors: Diagnosis & Treatment Chapter: Imaging in Orbital Differential Diagnosis 
    Lee WW, Erickson BP
    Editors: Karcioglu Z.Springer, New York
    Edition 2nd,2015
  • Ocular Inflammatory Disease & Uveitis Manual Chapter: The Immune-inflammatory Cascade 
    Huang JJ, Erickson BP
    Editors: Huang JJ, Gaudio PA.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia
  • Yale Guide to Ophthalmic Surgery  
    Erickson BP, Modi YS
    Editors: Bernardino CR.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia
    Edition 1st,2011

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