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Benjamin Veenstra, MD, General Surgery, Chicago, IL, Rush University Medical Center


General Surgery Chicago, IL

Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Co-Clerkship Director

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Education & Training

  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Mayo Clinic College of MedicineFellowship, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2014 - 2015
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Rush University Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 2009 - 2014
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Tulane University School of MedicineClass of 2009

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2014 - 2016
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Novel Simulation Curriculum to Teach Surgical Drain Management  
    Nicole Siparsky, Benjamin R Veenstra, Andrea Madrigrano, Jose M Velasco, Journal of The American College of Surgeons

Authored Content

  • Novel Simulation Curriculum to Teach Surgical Drain ManagementOctober 2018

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