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Elizabeth Benjamin, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
GNH 9900 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 7761


Schellenberg M, Inaba K, Priestley EM, Durso J, Wong MD, Lam L, Benjamin E, Demetriades D. The diagnostic yield of commonly used investigations in pelvic gunshot wounds. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Oct; 81(4):692-8. View in: PubMed

Inaba K, Okoye O, Aksoy H, Skiada D, Ault G, Sener S, Lam L, Benjamin E, Demetriades D. The Role of Radio Frequency Detection System Embedded Surgical Sponges in Preventing Retained Surgical Sponges: A Prospective Evaluation in Patients Undergoing Emergency Surgery. Ann Surg. 2016 Oct; 264(4):599-604. View in: PubMed

Matsushima K, Inaba K, Skiada D, Esparza M, Cho J, Lee T, Strumwasser A, Magee G, Grabo D, Lam L, Benjamin E, Belzberg H, Demetriades D. A high-volume trauma intensive care unit can be successfully staffed by advanced practitioners at night. J Crit Care. 2016 Jun; 33:4-7. View in: PubMed

Roepke C, Benjamin E, Jhun P, Herbert M. Penetrating Neck Injury: What's In and What's Out? Ann Emerg Med. 2016 May; 67(5):578-80. View in: PubMed

Jacobs IJ, Menon U, Ryan A, Gentry-Maharaj A, Burnell M, Kalsi JK, Amso NN, Apostolidou S, Benjamin E, Cruickshank D, Crump DN, Davies SK, Dawnay A, Dobbs S, Fletcher G, Ford J, Godfrey K, Gunu R, Habib M, Hallett R, Herod J, Jenkins H, Karpinskyj C, Leeson S, Lewis SJ, Liston WR, Lopes A, Mould T, Murdoch J, Oram D, Rabideau DJ, Reynolds K, Scott I, Seif MW, Sharma A, Singh N, Taylor J, Warburton F, Widschwendter M, Williamson K, Woolas R, Fallowfield L, McGuire AJ, Campbell S, Parmar M, Skates SJ. Ovarian cancer screening and mortality in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2016 Mar 5; 387(10022):945-56. View in: PubMed

Haltmeier T, Benjamin E, Beale E, Inaba K, Demetriades D. Insulin-Treated Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Emergency Abdominal Surgery Have Worse Outcomes than Patients Treated with Oral Agents. World J Surg. 2016 Feb 25. View in: PubMed

Haltmeier T, Schnüriger B, Benjamin E, Brodmann Maeder M, Künzler M, Siboni S, Inaba K, Demetriades D. Isolated blunt severe traumatic brain injury in Bern, Switzerland, and the United States: A matched cohort study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Feb; 80(2):296-301. View in: PubMed

Gutierrez A, Inaba K, Siboni S, Effron Z, Haltmeier T, Jaffray P, Reddy S, Lofthus A, Benjamin E, Dubose J, Demetriades D. The utility of chest X-ray as a screening tool for blunt thoracic aortic injury. Injury. 2016 Jan; 47(1):32-6. View in: PubMed

Roepke C, Benjamin E, Jhun P, Bright A, Herbert M. Air in the Belly: A Discussion of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jan; 67(1):17-9. View in: PubMed

Benjamin E, Haltmeier T, Chouliaras K, Siboni S, Durso J, Inaba K, Demetriades D. Witnessed aspiration in trauma: Frequent occurrence, rare morbidity-A prospective analysis. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Dec; 79(6):1030-7. View in: PubMed

Benjamin ER, Siboni S, Haltmeier T, Lofthus A, Inaba K, Demetriades D. Negative Finding From Computed Tomography of the Abdomen After Blunt Trauma. JAMA Surg. 2015 Dec 1; 150(12):1194-5. View in: PubMed

Benjamin E, Siboni S, Haltmeier T, Inaba K, Lam L, Demetriades D. Deep organ space infection after emergency bowel resection and anastomosis: The anatomic site does not matter. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Nov; 79(5):805-11. View in: PubMed

Haltmeier T, Inaba K, Effron Z, Dollbaum R, Shulman IA, Benjamin E, Lam L, Demetriades D. Candida Score as a Predictor of Worse Outcomes and Mortality in Severely Injured Trauma Patients with Positive Candida Cultures. Am Surg. 2015 Oct; 81(10):1067-73. View in: PubMed

Siboni S, Benjamin E, Haltmeier T, Inaba K, Demetriades D. Isolated Blunt Duodenal Trauma: Simple Repair, Low Mortality. Am Surg. 2015 Oct; 81(10):961-4. View in: PubMed

Inaba K, Siboni S, Resnick S, Zhu J, Wong MD, Haltmeier T, Benjamin E, Demetriades D. Tourniquet use for civilian extremity trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Aug; 79(2):232-7. View in: PubMed

Chouliaras K, Bench E, Talving P, Strumwasser A, Benjamin E, Lam L, Inaba K, Demetriades D. Pneumomediastinum following blunt trauma: Worth an exhaustive workup? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Aug; 79(2):188-93. View in: PubMed

Cheng V, Inaba K, Haltmeier T, Gutierrez A, Siboni S, Benjamin E, Lam L, Demetriades D. Serum transthyretin is a predictor of clinical outcomes in critically ill trauma patients. Surgery. 2015 Aug; 158(2):438-44. View in: PubMed

Menon U, Ryan A, Kalsi J, Gentry-Maharaj A, Dawnay A, Habib M, Apostolidou S, Singh N, Benjamin E, Burnell M, Davies S, Sharma A, Gunu R, Godfrey K, Lopes A, Oram D, Herod J, Williamson K, Seif MW, Jenkins H, Mould T, Woolas R, Murdoch JB, Dobbs S, Amso NN, Leeson S, Cruickshank D, Scott I, Fallowfield L, Widschwendter M, Reynolds K, McGuire A, Campbell S, Parmar M, Skates SJ, Jacobs I. Risk Algorithm Using Serial Biomarker Measurements Doubles the Number of Screen-Detected Cancers Compared With a Single-Threshold Rule in the United Kingdom Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Jun 20; 33(18):2062-71. View in: PubMed

Benjamin E, Haltmeier T, Karamanos E, Inaba K, Lam L, Demetriades D. Paraplegic and quadriplegic patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery: Sicker presentations, worse outcomes. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Apr; 78(4):808-15. View in: PubMed

Haltmeier T, Benjamin E, Inaba K, Lam L, Demetriades D. Early versus delayed same-admission laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis in elderly patients with comorbidities. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Apr; 78(4):801-7. View in: PubMed

Matsushima K, Benjamin E, Demetriades D. Prothrombin complex concentrate in trauma patients. Am J Surg. 2015 Feb; 209(2):413-7. View in: PubMed

Brunner J, Russel M, Herr K, Benjamin E, Myers L, Boyko O, Jaffray P, Reddy S. Nonsuicidal self-injury-related foreign bodies in the emergency department. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2015 Feb; 36(1):80-7. View in: PubMed

Kaplan D, Inaba K, Chouliaras K, Low GM, Benjamin E, Lam L, Grabo D, Demetriades D. Subtotal cholecystectomy and open total cholecystectomy: alternatives in complicated cholecystitis. Am Surg. 2014 Oct; 80(10):953-5. View in: PubMed

Low GM, Inaba K, Chouliaras K, Branco B, Lam L, Benjamin E, Menaker J, Demetriades D. The use of the anatomic 'zones' of the neck in the assessment of penetrating neck injury. Am Surg. 2014 Oct; 80(10):970-4. View in: PubMed

Nicholson K, Inaba K, Skiada D, Okoye O, Lam L, Grabo D, Benjamin E, Demetriades D. Management of patients with evisceration after abdominal stab wounds. Am Surg. 2014 Oct; 80(10):984-8. View in: PubMed

Resnick S, Inaba K, Okoye O, Nosanov L, Grabo D, Benjamin E, Smith J, Demetriades D. Impact of smoking on trauma patients. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2014 Jul; 20(4):248-52. View in: PubMed

Mehta V, Abi-Nader KN, Shangaris P, Shaw SW, Filippi E, Benjamin E, Boyd M, Peebles DM, Martin J, Zachary I, David AL. Local Over-Expression of VEGF-D?N?C in the Uterine Arteries of Pregnant Sheep Results in Long-Term Changes in Uterine Artery Contractility and Angiogenesis. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e100021. View in: PubMed

Köbel M, Kalloger SE, Lee S, Duggan MA, Kelemen LE, Prentice L, Kalli KR, Fridley BL, Visscher DW, Keeney GL, Vierkant RA, Cunningham JM, Chow C, Ness RB, Moysich K, Edwards R, Modugno F, Bunker C, Wozniak EL, Benjamin E, Gayther SA, Gentry-Maharaj A, Menon U, Gilks CB, Huntsman DG, Ramus SJ, Goode EL. Biomarker-based ovarian carcinoma typing: a histologic investigation in the ovarian tumor tissue analysis consortium. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 Oct; 22(10):1677-86. View in: PubMed

Sieh W, Köbel M, Longacre TA, Bowtell DD, deFazio A, Goodman MT, Høgdall E, Deen S, Wentzensen N, Moysich KB, Brenton JD, Clarke BA, Menon U, Gilks CB, Kim A, Madore J, Fereday S, George J, Galletta L, Lurie G, Wilkens LR, Carney ME, Thompson PJ, Matsuno RK, Kjær SK, Jensen A, Høgdall C, Kalli KR, Fridley BL, Keeney GL, Vierkant RA, Cunningham JM, Brinton LA, Yang HP, Sherman ME, García-Closas M, Lissowska J, Odunsi K, Morrison C, Lele S, Bshara W, Sucheston L, Jimenez-Linan M, Driver K, Alsop J, Mack M, McGuire V, Rothstein JH, Rosen BP, Bernardini MQ, Mackay H, Oza A, Wozniak EL, Benjamin E, Gentry-Maharaj A, Gayther SA, Tinker AV, Prentice LM, Chow C, Anglesio MS, Johnatty SE, Chenevix-Trench G, Whittemore AS, Pharoah PD, Goode EL, Huntsman DG, Ramus SJ. Hormone-receptor expression and ovarian cancer survival: an Ovarian Tumor Tissue Analysis consortium study. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Aug; 14(9):853-62. View in: PubMed

Shen H, Fridley BL, Song H, Lawrenson K, Cunningham JM, Ramus SJ, Cicek MS, Tyrer J, Stram D, Larson MC, Köbel M. Epigenetic analysis leads to identification of HNF1B as a subtype-specific susceptibility gene for ovarian cancer. Nat Commun. 2013; 4:1628. View in: PubMed

Lawrenson K, Notaridou M, Lee N, Benjamin E, Jacobs IJ, Jones C, Gayther SA. In vitro three-dimensional modeling of fallopian tube secretory epithelial cells. BMC Cell Biol. 2013; 14:43. View in: PubMed

Rosenthal AN, Fraser L, Manchanda R, Badman P, Philpott S, Mozersky J, Hadwin R, Cafferty FH, Benjamin E, Singh N, Evans DG, Eccles DM, Skates SJ, Mackay J, Menon U, Jacobs IJ. Results of annual screening in phase I of the United Kingdom familial ovarian cancer screening study highlight the need for strict adherence to screening schedule. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jan 1; 31(1):49-57. View in: PubMed

Manchanda R, Saridogan E, Abdelraheim A, Johnson M, Rosenthal AN, Benjamin E, Brunell C, Side L, Gessler S, Jacobs I, Menon U. Annual outpatient hysteroscopy and endometrial sampling (OHES) in HNPCC/Lynch syndrome (LS). Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012 Dec; 286(6):1555-62. View in: PubMed

Manchanda R, Silvanto A, Abdelraheim A, Burnell M, Johnson M, Saridogan E, Rosenthal AN, Brunell C, Aslam N, Vashisht A, Pandis G, Jacobs I, Menon U, Benjamin E. Diathermy-induced injury may affect detection of occult tubal lesions at risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2012 Jun; 22(5):881-8. View in: PubMed

Lawrenson K, Sproul D, Grun B, Notaridou M, Benjamin E, Jacobs IJ, Dafou D, Sims AH, Gayther SA. Modelling genetic and clinical heterogeneity in epithelial ovarian cancers. Carcinogenesis. 2011 Oct; 32(10):1540-9. View in: PubMed

Uchida Y, Ke B, Freitas MC, Ji H, Zhao D, Benjamin ER, Najafian N, Yagita H, Akiba H, Busuttil RW, Kupiec-Weglinski JW. The emerging role of T cell immunoglobulin mucin-1 in the mechanism of liver ischemia and reperfusion injury in the mouse. Hepatology. 2010 Apr; 51(4):1363-72. View in: PubMed

Lawrenson K, Grun B, Benjamin E, Jacobs IJ, Dafou D, Gayther SA. Senescent fibroblasts promote neoplastic transformation of partially transformed ovarian epithelial cells in a three-dimensional model of early stage ovarian cancer. Neoplasia. 2010 Apr; 12(4):317-25. View in: PubMed

Lawson EH, Benjamin E, Busuttil RW, Hiatt JR. Groin herniorrhaphy in patients with cirrhosis and after liver transplantation. Am Surg. 2009 Oct; 75(10):962-5. View in: PubMed

Benjamin ER, Jim J, Kim TJ, Meals C, Gritsch HA, Tillou A, Cryer HG, Hiatt JR. Acute care surgery after renal transplantation. Am Surg. 2009 Oct; 75(10):882-6. View in: PubMed

Benjamin ER, Tillou A, Hiatt JR, Cryer HG. Blunt thoracic aortic injury. Am Surg. 2008 Oct; 74(10):1033-7. View in: PubMed

Chiang CL, Ledermann JA, Aitkens E, Benjamin E, Katz DR, Chain BM. Oxidation of ovarian epithelial cancer cells by hypochlorous acid enhances immunogenicity and stimulates T cells that recognize autologous primary tumor. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Aug 1; 14(15):4898-907. View in: PubMed

Hong JC, Kosari K, Benjamin E, Duffy JP, Ghobrial RM, Farmer DG, Yersiz H, Xu J, Hiatt JR, Busuttil RW. Does race influence outcomes after primary liver transplantation? A 23-year experience with 2,700 patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 May; 206(5):1009-16; discussion 1016-8. View in: PubMed

Duffy JP, Vardanian A, Benjamin E, Watson M, Farmer DG, Ghobrial RM, Lipshutz G, Yersiz H, Lu DS, Lassman C, Tong MJ, Hiatt JR, Busuttil RW. Liver transplantation criteria for hepatocellular carcinoma should be expanded: a 22-year experience with 467 patients at UCLA. Ann Surg. 2007 Sep; 246(3):502-9; discussion 509-11. View in: PubMed

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