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Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

MSC10 5600
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: 505-272-2231 (clinic hotline) 505-272-4107 (academic office)
Fax: 505-272-8098

Eric C. Benson, MD (photo)

Name: Eric C. Benson, MD
Title: Associate Professor
Specialty: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Medical School: Georgetown University
Residency: University of New Mexico
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Limb Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Benson specializes in common and complex shoulder and elbow surgery. He specializes in arthroscopic treatment of elbow conditions such as tennis elbow and elbow arthritis, arthroscopic treatment of shoulder instability and rotator cuff tears, treatment of complex elbow fractures and dislocations, as well as reconstructive procedures including total elbow and shoulder replacements and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. He also treat patients with sports injuries of the elbow and shoulder including medial collateral ligament reconstruction of the elbow.

Dr. Benson earned his medical degree from Georgetown University and also holds a Master of Science in Physiology from Georgetown University. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of New Mexico and his shoulder, elbow, and hand fellowship at the Hand and Upper Limb Centre of the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada.

His research interests include glenoid fixation in total shoulder arthroplasty, fixation techniques for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, coronoid fractures of the elbow, and surgical anatomy and physical examination of the elbow. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a Board Certfied Orthopaedic Surgeon with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


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