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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Benjamin Bengs is Good. Dr. Bengs has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Benjamin Bengs, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Clinical Research
  • Femur Head Necrosis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Pain (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Bengs graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 8 awards.

Alpha Omega Alpha, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellow, 1995 - 1996
Marmour Award recipient for highest cumulative OITE scores
High Honors at graduation, University of California Santa Barbara, 1996
College of Letters and Science Academic Excellence Award at graduation
Distinction in Major, Physiology
Member of Order of Omega and the Golden Key Society, Academic Societies
Cum Laude at graduation, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2001


Dr. Bengs has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Orthopaedic Hospital 
  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Benjamin Christopher Bengs MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 11 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Benjamin C. Bengs practice?
Dr. Benjamin Bengs has 1 office location.
Dr. Benjamin Bengs practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Santa Monica, CA.
See Santa Monica Orthopedic Surgeons.