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Benjamin C. Bengs, M.D.

Accepting New Patients
Providence Center for Hip & Knee Replacement - Santa Monica
2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 760
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Speaks: English

About Benjamin C. Bengs

Dr. Bengs has been with Providence St. John’s Health since 2018 and is currently the Director of Special Surgery at the Center for Hip and Knee Replacement. Previously, Dr. Bengs was the Chief of Joint Replacement Surgery and Department Vice Chair at UCLA where he was an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Bengs medical training started at Georgetown University School of Medicine where he graduated Cum Laude with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction. He completed Orthopaedic Surgery Residence at Harvard and was awarded the Leonard Marmour Award for excellence. Dr. Bengs then completed an additional year of joint replacement fellowship training at UCLA.

Dr. Bengs has numerous peer reviewed scientific publications and has received over $100,000 in awards for research.

Dr. Bengs is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Full Curriculum Vitae available here

Specializes in
•Computer assisted knee replacement
•Posterior hip replacement
•Revision knee replacement
•Revision hip replacement
•Complex joint replacement
•Hip Fracture repair

Professional Appointments
Director of Special Surgery, St. John's Health Center, 2018- Present
Medical School

Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Internship

Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Fellowship

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Arthroplasty Fellowship

Professional Associations

•AAOS, 2007- present
•FAAOS, 2007-present
•American Society for Bone and Mineral Research member, 2009-2011
•AO Educational Faculty, 2009
•Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, manuscript reviewer, 2011-2013
•Western Orthopaedic Association, 2014-present
•American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, 2014-present

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Providence Center for Hip & Knee Replacement - Santa Monica
2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 760
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Providence Specialty Medical Group
12555 West Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 303
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Affiliated Locations

Providence Saint John's Health Center

Away from the office and hospital, Dr. Bengs finds sailing with his wife to Catalina Island a favorite pastime. Managing and working on their ranch is another rewarding experience but there is always room to work in sailing, tennis and golf.