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Carlos Benitez

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Radiology
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Education

  • MD, University of California - San Diego

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    University of California, Irvine

  • Residency, Radiology/Diagnostic
    New York Hospital Cornell University Med Ctr

  • Fellowship, Musculoskeletal
    NYU Medical Center

Biography

    Dr. Carlos Benitez is a Board-Certified Radiologist at the Mount Sinai Health System specializing in musculoskeletal imaging. He has over 10 years of clinical experience and is currently an Associate Attending Radiologist at the Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospitals. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

    Dr. Benitez graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He then went on to Stanford University and obtained master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering Design and Biomechanical Engineering where he started interacting and collaborating with orthopedic surgeons at the VA Palo Alto Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center and the Stanford University Medical Center.

    He received his medical degree from UC San Diego, School of Medicine. Dr. Benitez then completed his internship in Internal Medicine at UC Irvine Medical Center. From there, he came to New York City for his Diagnostic Radiology residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. Part of this residency included monthly rotations at the Hospital for Special Surgery and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

    Following radiology residency training, Dr. Benitez completed a subspecialty fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the NYU Langone Medical Center and the Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Benitez’s areas of expertise are orthopedic and sports medicine imaging with MR, CT, ultrasound and radiography to diagnose bone, muscle and joint disease.  He also performs therapeutic joint injections.

Publications

Benitez CL, Schneider DL, Barrett-Connor E, Sartoris DJ. Hand ultrasound for osteoporosis screening in postmenopausal women. Osteoporosis International 2000; 11(3):203-10.

Unis DB, Hawkins EJ, Alapatt MF, Benitez CL. Postoperative changes in the tensor fascia lata muscle after using the modified anterolateral approach for total hip arthroplasty. The Journal of arthroplasty 2013 Apr; 28(4).

Benitez CL, Mintz DN, Potter HG. MR imaging of the sternoclavicular joint following trauma. Clinical imaging; 28(1).

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Benitez did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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