Dr. Michael Benjamin

Hematology and Oncology
Mission Viejo, CA
23 years experience male

About

Bio

I was born in Florida. Undergraduate degree from University of Florida, medical school at Tulane, residency and fellowship at Emory. I have had training in oncology, malignant hematology, and benign hematology (anemia, clotting problems). Currently in solo practice west San Fernando Valley.

Specialties
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Hematology and Oncology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

103 Answers
42 Agrees
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Prly ok need mor inf: I would like to see other information, but this sounds ok. Large platelets are generally younger platelets, and reflect increased platelet turnover. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Follow it: Even if it is a cancer, it's probably not going to kill you. People don't like this message, but we do have an overdiagnosis problem in thyroid cance ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lot of possibilities: Sounds like irritable bowel disorder but if these symptoms persist you should probably see a doctor because of how many possible problems these sympto ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Benjamin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Benjamin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I am female and I have been vegetarian for 11months now and I just now started showing signs of iron deficient anemia.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you Dr. Benjamin. I will get checked. Sincerely, Tiffany-
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine, LA
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

AOA
Phi Beta Kappa
National Merit Scholar
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