Departments, Centers, & Programs:
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
- PhD, California Institute of Technology
- MD, Yale University School of Medicine
- Residency, Boston Medical Center
American Board Certifications
- Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine
- Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Accepted Insurance Plans
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Dr. Benzer's research has included work on the clinical assessment of pneumonia and the criteria for discharge from the emergency department. He has worked with point of care testing in the emergency department in an attempt to streamline care and decrease length of stay. He has been involved in a stroke study evaluating the reliability of the emergency department MD's assessment of an acute stroke patient in communication with the acute stroke team. Dr. Benzer has begun to collaborate with Dr. Jay Schuur of Brigham and Women's Hospital Emergency Department on a qualitative research study about methods for decreasing blood stream infection rate in patients with a central venous line. Recently, he has begun collaborative research with Dr. Hannah Wong of York University in Toronto examining the individual variation of imaging utilization amongst emergency physicians. This line of research may lead to strategies for insuring appropriate use of advanced imaging in the emergency department.