Prosper Benhaim, M.D.


Work Titles
UCLA Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Member, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Member, Hand Center Member, Orthopaedic Trauma
Education:
Degrees:
M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 1987
Fellowship:
1997 - 1998 UCLA School of Medicine
Residency:
1995 - 1997 UCLA School of Medicine
1987 - 1995 UC San Francisco School of Medicine
Certifications:
Certifications:
2000 American Board of Plastic Surgery
1999 American Board of Plastic Surgery
1996 American Board of Surgery

Contact Information:

Work Email Address:

pbenhaim@mednet.ucla.edu


Website:

Web-Profile

Work Phone Number:

(310) 319-1234

Work Address:

10945 Le Conte Avenue
Suite 3355
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Detailed Biography:

Prosper Benhaim, MD is a hand surgeon, microsurgeon and reconstructive plastic surgeon at the UCLA School of Medicine since he joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in 1998. He is currently an associate professor with numerous local and national committee positions, including an editorial position for the Journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Benhaim earned his B.A. in Animal Physiology at the University of California, San Diego. He earned his M.D. degree at the University of California, San Francisco, then obtained his general surgery training at UCSF as well. His residency in general surgery included a three-year research fellowship in wound healing and limb allotransplantation research. He then proceeded with plastic surgery training at UCLA and a hand surgery/microsurgery fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Benhaim remains very active in research on stem cells and in the clinical practice of hand surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery.

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