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Specialties & Research

Dr. Benjamin Kozower, MD, MPH is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Reperfusion Injury
  • Smoking Cessation

Education & Awards

Dr. Kozower graduated from University of Rochester . He has 7 awards.

2009 School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Virginia
2009 School of Medicine Academy of Distinguished Educators, University of Virginia
2010 Leadership in Academic Matters, University of Virginia
2010 Academic Excellence Award, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia
2004 Ludwig J. Pyrtek Award: Outstanding Academic Contribution to the University of Connecticut
2010 J. Maxwell Chamberlain Memorial Award: Outstanding Paper in General Thoracic Surgery- Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting Fort Lauderdale, FL
2004 Chief Resident Teaching Award, University of Connecticut


Dr. Kozower has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • UVA HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital 
  • University of Virginia Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Benjamin D Kozower MD and MPH is a male Surgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Benjamin D. Kozower practice?
Dr. Benjamin Kozower has 2 office locations.
Dr. Benjamin Kozower practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Salem, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Fishersville, VA.
See Salem Surgeons.