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⭐️ Michael Benson MD

New Jersey Urology
Office 36 Newark Avenue Suite 200 Belleville NJ 07109 Office 799 Bloomfield Avenue Verona NJ 07044 Work Phone: (973) 759-6180 Work Phone: (973) 239-1112 Website:
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Biographical Info

Dr. Michael Benson grew up in Miami, Florida. He attended the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, and graduated with degrees in Finance and Healthcare Management. He then pursued his interest in medicine and earned his MD from Boston University School of Medicine. In medical school, Dr. Benson was a key delegate on a mission to Nicaragua to provide medical care to underserved communities.

Dr. Benson completed his Internship at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School and was awarded “General Surgery Intern of the Year” for his excellence in patient care. He continued on to his Residency in urology at Rutgers, and honed his skills as an open and robotic surgeon.

Dr. Benson counsels each of his patients uniquely and makes recommendations based on each individual case. His mentors include some of the most prolific robotic and minimally invasive surgeons in New Jersey, and he hopes to continue along their path of providing exceptional patient care.

Specialty: Endoscopic Laser Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Male Sexual Medicine, Penile Prosthesis Surgery and Minimally Invasive Treatment of BPH
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine – Boston, MA
Internship: Rutgers, New Jersey School of Medicine – Newark, NJ
Residency: Rutgers, New Jersey School of Medicine – Newark, NJ
Professional Affiliations: American Urological Association, Sexual Medicine Society of North America and Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity
Publications/Awards: Urology (2018), Journal of Pediatric Urology (2018), Journal of Pediatric Urology (2018) and Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations (2017); Winner-American Urological Association (NY Section) Chief Debate (2019), Golden Apple Teaching Award Nominee (2015-2019), Veterans Affairs Service Excellence Award (2016) and General Surgery Intern of the Year (2015).

Specialty: Urology
Updated 10 months ago.