Whilst studying medicine at Bristol University, Mr Benjamin developed an interest for ENT, spending his elective at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital.
He gained excellent general ENT training and developed a sub specialty interest in paediatrics and otology on the Thames ENT training programme. He has gone on to study under world experts at the House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, USA where he gained experience in various middle ear and skull base procedures and also at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK where he gained experience in paediatric airway evaluation and reconstruction.
As well as a first class honours BSc degree and being awarded “Honours” for his undergraduate medical qualification, He went on to gain the MRCS and the FRCS (ORL-HNS) as well as the DLO and several postgraduate prizes.
He has published numerous peer reviewed original scientific papers, as well as many abstracts, historical articles and reviews. He has presented work at national and international meetings covering all aspects of ENT. Several of his papers including work on Viagra and hearing loss , and a review of Injuries from the London Underground Bombings were reported in the national and international press.
Mr Benjamin has conducted numerous audits and presently is involved in running the National Myringoplasty Audit in his role on the EAR UK Otology database group as well as being audit lead for ENT at Imperial College.
He continues to be heavily involved and enjoys teaching at all levels including students, GP’s, nurses and surgeons having also attended “training the teachers” course as well as being an “E-tutor” for the Royal College of Surgeons. He is also the lead for Undergraduate ENT training at Imperial College.
Mr Benjamin performed over 8,000 ENT surgical procedures including over 600 major ear operations and nearly 350 paediatric airway and over 5,000 general paediatric procedures.
He is employed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital, providing a full adult ENT service with a specialist interest in otology and ear surgery.
He provides a full paediatric ENT service at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital where he is lead clinician.
He is holds the post of Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College, London, with duties in teaching and lecturing medical students, and fellow surgeons.
Mr Benjamin was included in the Tatler Magazine Top Consultant Award.
Mr Benjamin is a medical advisor to Eastenders and has appeared on the BBC's the "One Show"
Mr Benjamin is dedicated to providing a professional, safe and efficient ENT service for all his adult and paediatric patients