Dr. Stanley B. Benjamin, MD

Dr. Stanley B. Benjamin, MD

Dr. Stanley B. Benjamin, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (877) 303-1462

Contact this Provider:

  • Gastroenterology
Conditions I Treat
  • abdominal bloating
  • abdominal distention
  • abdominal pain
  • abnormal amylase blood test
  • abnormal bowel movement
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Procedures I Perform
  • bravo ph test
  • colon polypectomy
  • colonoscopy
  • esophagogastroduodenoscopy (egd)
  • feeding tube management
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About the Provider

Board-certified in gastroenterology, Stanley Benjamin, MD, has been on the medical staff of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and a Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine since 1984.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Benjamin was chief, Gastroenterology, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville, Kentucky, and an Associate Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Previously, while a member of the United States Navy Medical Corps, Dr. Benjamin was chief of gastroenterology and director of the gastroenterology clinical investigation program at the National Naval Medical Center (now the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center). He also served as an Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

Dr. Benjamin is a well-respected authority in the field, and a reviewer or member of the editorial board of numerous professional publications including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Annals of Internal Medicine, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Archives of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Surgery and others.

After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Benjamin completed his internship, residency and a fellowship in gastroenterology at the National Naval Medical Center.

Philosophy of Care
My focus of care is to deal with problems in the context of the whole patient-- mind and body.

  • Fellowship Program: National Naval Medical Center (1979)
  • Residency Program: National Naval Medical Center (1977)
  • Internship Program: National Naval Medical Center (1975)
  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine (1974)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • Benjamin SB, Gerhardt DC, Castell DO: High amplitude peristaltic contraction in patients with chest pain and dysphagia. Gastroenterology 1979; 77:478-483
  • Benjamin SB, Cattau EL, Class RL: Balloon Dilatation of the pylorus: Therapy for gastric outlet obstruction. Gastroenterology Endoscopy 1982; 82 28:253-254
  • Benjamin SB, Maher K, Cattau EL, Collen MJ, Fleischer DE, Lewis, Ciarleglio CA, Earll JM, Schaffer S, Mirkin K, Cooper J, Altschul AM. A double-blind crossover study of the Garren-Edwards Gastric Bubble: an adjunctive therapy of exogenous obesity. Gastroenterology 1988;95:581-588
  • Arrowsmith JB, Gerstman BB, Fleischer DE, Benjamin SB. Results from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)/Food and Drug Administration (FDA) study on complication rates and drug use during gastrointestinal endoscopy. Gastrointet Endosc 1991; 37:421-427
  • Cannon R, Benjamin SB, Imipramine in patients with chest pain despite normal coronary angiograms. NEJM 1944;330:1411-1417
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Building 2
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: 202-444-8541
    Fax: 877-303-1462

  • Member, Academy of Medicine, Washington
  • Recipient Audiovisual Award from American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, for UGI Pathologies, a Laser disc compendium
  • Clinical Consultant for Gastroenterology to the Attending Physician to the U.S. Congress