New Faculty 2021

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Andrew Benjamin

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

Andrew Benjamin is an expert surgeon who specializes in trauma surgery. He is committed to improving outcomes for trauma patients through clinical and translational research, with a special interest in machine learning and bioinformatics related to resuscitation for hemorrhagic shock.

His research has been published in Annals of Surgery, Surgery, Journal of Geriatric Oncology, and Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. He has also contributed book chapters to Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery, 11th ed. (McGraw-Hill, 2019) and Gastrointestinal Malignancies (Cancer Treatment and Research, 168) (Springer, 2016).

Benjamin received a BS in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Michigan, and an MD from Loyola University Chicago. He completed a general surgery residency at the University of Chicago, where he served as administrative chief resident, and a surgical critical care fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds an MS in biomedical informatics from the University of Chicago.

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