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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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