MICHAEL S. BENJAMIN, M.D., F.A.C.P. is available at two locations
|West Hills Location
7325 Medical Center Dr.
West Hills, CA 91307
(818) 570-2134 voice
(818) 835-0485 fax
|Simi Valley Location
2950 Sycamore Dr.
Simi Valley, CA 93065
(805) 517-4804 voice
(805) 522-6463 fax
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Bachelor of Science, April 1994, summa cum laude.
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
Doctor of Medicine, May 1998.
Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, June 1998 – June 2001.
Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, July 2001 – June 2004.
Michael Benjamin, M.D., Inc., West Hills, California
Owner, December 2006 – current solo private practice
Hematology Oncology Consultants, West Hills, California
Associate, April 2007 – December 2008
Partner, January 2009 – June 2012
Valley Hematology Oncology Medical Group, West Hills, California
Associate, August 2004 – December 2006
UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Clinical Instructor July 2008 – current
HONORS AND AWARDS
Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), 2010
Alpha Omega Alpha, Louisiana Alpha (Tulane), 1997
Phi Beta Kappa, University of Florida, 1994
University of Florida Honors Program, 1990
National Merit Scholar Finalist, 1989
American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate, Internal Medicine, 2001 – 2011
American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate, Hematology, 2004 – current
American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate, Oncology, 2004 – current
Georgia State Medical License #047698, 2000 – 2009
California State Medical License #A86460, 2003 – current
American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2001 – current
American Association for Cancer Research, 2001 – current
American Society of Hematology, 2001 – current
American Society for the Advancement of Science, 1994 – current
Medical Oncology Association of Southern California, 2008 – 2016
Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, 2008 – 2010
Chairman, West Hills Hospital Family Practice and Internal Medicine Department 2010 – 2014
Member, Committee on Practice, American Society of Hematology, 2008 – 2011
Member-at-Large, West Hills Hospital Medical Executive Committee 2007 – 2011
Member, West Hills Hospital Physician Well-Being Committee 2008 – current
Member, West Hills Hospital Utilization Committee 2008 – current
Member, West Hills Hospital Peer Review Committee 2008 – current
Member, West Hills Hospital Transfusion Committee 2010 – current
Member, West Hills Hospital Cancer Committee 2011 – current
Member, West Hills Hospital Bioethics Committee 2016 – current
Chairman, West Hills Hospital Research Review Board 2014 – current
Den Leader, Den 4, Cub Pack 333 West Hills CA June 2011 – April 2016
Assistant Scout Master, Troop 22 Woodland Hills CA May 2016 – current
Sailing, Reading, Writing
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Chen C., Benjamin M.S., Sun X., Otto K.B., Guo P., Dong X.Y., Bao Y., Zhou Z., Cheng X., Simons J.W., Dong J.T. KLF5 promotes cell proliferation and tumorigenesis through gene regulation in the TSU-Pr1 human bladder cancer cell line. Int J Cancer. 2006 Mar 15;118(6):1346-55.
Baseman, A. G. Wang, R. Perez-Brayfield, M. R. Kirsch, A. J. Li, Y. Benjamin, M. S. Dong, J.-T. Marshall, F. F. Zhau, H. E. Chung, L. W. K. Differential Ureteral Gene Expression Between Dilating and Non-Dilating Vesicoureteral Reflux. Abstract, American Urological Association Meeting, 2004.
Baseman, A. G. Wang, R. Perez-Brayfield, M. R. Kirsch, A. J. Li, Y. Benjamin, M. S. Dong, J.-T. Marshall, F. F. Zhau, H. E. Chung, L. W. K. Transcription Factor Profiling of the Distal Ureter Linked With Disease Process. Abstract, American Urological Association Meeting, 2004.
Benjamin, M.S. Li, Y. Otto, K. Chen, C. Choo, C. Waddell, D. Chung, L.W. Simons, J.W. Dong, J.-T. A custom cDNA microarray confirms differential transcription factor regulation between neoplastic and non-neoplastic prostatic epithelial cells. Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 40th Annual Meeting, 2004.
Benjamin, M., Reddy S., Brawley, O. Myeloma and race: a review of the literature. Cancer and Metastasis Reviews, 22(1): 87-93. 2003.
Benjamin, M. Chen, C. Bao, Y. Sun, X. Dong, JT. Investigating Transcription Factor KLF5 Function Using Microarray Analysis in a Transfected Cancer Cell Line. Poster presentation, Oncogenomics 2003, American Association for Cancer Research, Phoenix, AZ, January 30, 2003.
Zhou, W. Lyles, R.H. Lim, S.D. Williams, T.Y. Rusthoven, K.E., Benjamin, M. Amin, M.B. Petros, J.A. Counting alleles to predict clinical recurrence in prostate cancer. Poster presentation, 94th Annual Meeting, American Association for Cancer Research, Washington, D.C., July 12, 2003.
Benjamin, M. “Scrotal mass”. In Ambulatory Medicine Case Book, by Doyle, J. and Martin, L. 2002 Lippincott, Philadelphia.
Benjamin, M. Young, A. Keehan, M. Marshall, F. F. Amin, M. Lonial, S. Harris, W. Simons, J. Genesys SI, a new database integrating genomic analysis and clinical data, demonstrates significant genotypic differences among renal epithelial neoplasms: a pilot project. Poster presentation, 93rd Annual Meeting, American Association for Cancer Research, San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2002.
Benjamin, M. Shumate, M.J. Development of a Computerized Knowledge-Based System to model the human cell cycle will facilitate understanding of gene expression data. Abstract, 37th Annual Meeting, Proceedings of American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 2001, 20: 318b.
Benjamin, M. Ribeiro, M. Eley, W. Benjamin, S. Shumate, M. ACE inhibitors: Novel risk factors for cisplatin renal toxicity. Poster presentation, 36th Annual Meeting, American Society of Clinical Oncology. New Orleans, LA, May 21, 2000.
GRAND ROUNDS PRESENTATIONS (CME Accredited Activities)
“Updates in anticoagulation bridging and newer anticoagulants,” February 2013, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CA
“Cancer Screening,” October 2012, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CA
“Conserving Blood Products in Hospital patients,” May 2011, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CA
“Breast Cancer Update,” April 2010, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CA
“Hospital Practice II: Thinking Outside the Box,” August 7, 2009, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CA
“Right Patient, Right Dose for Aspirin and Others,” June 12, 2009, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CA
“Hospital Practice,” June 5, 2009, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CA
“Genetic testing in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes,” September 16, 2008, Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Van Nuys, CA
“Breakthroughs in thrombophilia testing,” July 2008, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CA
“Genetic testing in hematology and oncology,” July 2007, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CA
“Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes,” July 2005, West Hills Hospital, West Hills, CAMichael Benjamin MD