Dr. Benjamin received his M.D. from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and completed his medical internship at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He then returned to Mount Sinai Medical Center for his Ophthalmology Residency. Dr. Benjamin was then selected for additional fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Downstate Medical Center in New York. He joined South Shore Eye Care in 1985 as our Pediatric Ophthalmology specialist. He also maintains a strong general ophthalmology practice and is a specialist in small incision, sutureless cataract surgery. He is also certified in Laser Vision Correction. He is a Clinical Instructor at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and the North Shore University Hospital, and maintains an active role in teaching Ophthalmology residents.
Dr. Benjamin is Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American College of Surgeons, and the Nassau Academy of Medicine. He is also a member of many other professional societies including the New York State Ophthalmologic Society, Long Island Ophthalmologic Society, and Medical Society of the state of New York.