Dr. Benjamin is a pediatric dermatologist and former professor of medicine at Stanford University. She currently serves as associate professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, where her primary responsibility is as co-director of the Foundation of Medicine Course, while she also directs the Communication, Compassion & Collaborative Care Thread for training medical students the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.
Nationally recognized as an expert in atopic dermatitis, acne, sun safety, pediatric laser and surgery, her expert opinions have been featured in the NY Times, Huffington post, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. She is a published author of two medical textbooks, Therapy in Pediatric Dermatology: Management of Pediatric Skin Disease and Pediatric Dermatologic Surgery.
She is a mother and passionate advocate for women and children, including an ambassador role with Dove supporting the self esteem in young girls. Serving as a physician mentor, her personal journey in medicine is recorded in the recently published book, “Un Doctor por favor!”
that empowers young Hispanic students to consider a career in medicine and the sciences. Dr. Benjamin serves on multiple medical advisory boards and is a consultant for select industry. Dr. Benjamin is a sought after speaker with an expanded role for national speaker bureaus and is a respected leader in her field.