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Joseph Benjamin, MD


Joseph Benjamin, MD


Professor, Clinical Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-9798

FAX: 215-707-4148

Email: joseph.benjamin@tuhs.temple.edu



Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation


Educational Background:


Undergraduate School, Science College, Indore, India, 1966-1967


MD,  MGM Medical College, Indore, India, 1973


Residency, Internal Medicine, Meir Hospital, Kfar Sava, Israel, 1974-1975


Residency, Internal Medicine, Ben-Guiron University, Beersheva, Israel, 1975-1977


Residency, Internal Medicine, Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, 1977-1980


Fellowship, Nephrology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1980-1983


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Laboratory of Dr. R. G. Nairins, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.  Effect of acute correction of chronic metabolic acidosis on oxygen uptake by the tissues.  1981-1983

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clinical and research Interests:

  • Vascular Access
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Iron management in end-stage renal disease
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

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board certification(s):

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1980
  • American Board of Nephrology, 1983

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professional affiliations:

  • International Society of Nephrology, 1986-present
  • American Society of Nephrology, 1991-present
  • Israel Medical Society, 1986-present

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pubmed publications:


D.A. Vorobiof, J. Benjamin, H. Kaplan and A. Dvilansky: Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia, Neutrophilic type, with paraproteinemia IgA type K. Acta Hemat. 60:316-320, 1978.


J. Benjamin, D. Ben-Gradus, M. Mostoslavski, J. Rapoport and C. Chaimovitz: Peritonitis in Continuos Ambulatory Peritoneal dialysis in Southern Israel. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences. 25: 699-702,1989.


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