Brian J. Benjamin, MD
American Board of Family Medicine
Dr. Benjamin earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, N.Y. He completed a residency in Family Medicine with Duke University Medical Center Department of Community and Family Medicine in Durham, N.C. Dr. Benjamin also earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in zoology from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Before moving to Juneau, Dr. Benjamin spent 16 years working as a family physician in clinics associated with Duke University and the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, with many of those years spent as medical director or division chief. He also served as a clinical adjunct professor, clinical associate professor or consulting associate professor in Family Medicine for both schools. Before that, he spent four years as an urgent care and emergency physician with Coastal Emergency Services in Durham, N.C. In addition, Dr. Benjamin has been an executive with two medical information system companies in California.
Awards & Honors
Dr. Benjamin is a Diplomat with the American Academy of Family Physicians, and a member of the American Geriatrics Society, the North Carolina Academy of Physicians and the Formulary Committee for Senior PharmAssist. He received the Duke University Medical Center Family Medicine Award for Outstanding Residency Teaching in 1994-95. He also holds recognitions from the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) in diabetes care (2007) and cardiovascular and stroke care (2008).
Dr. Benjamin is interested in geriatrics, general primary care and medical informatics. He also enjoys fishing, boating, flying, riding his Harley and skiing.