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Amir B. Behnam

Amir B. Behnam, MD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery


Department: Surgery

Education

  • MD - The Mount Sinai School of Medicine (1998)
  • BA in Social Anthropology - Harvard University (1993)

Awards & Honors

  • Teacher of the Year, Transitional Year Internal Medicine Residents (2014-2015, 2016-2017)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Candidate Member
  • American College of Surgeons

Clinical Background

Amir B. Behnam, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon. He is chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Reading Hospital – Tower Health.

Affiliated Hospitals

Tower Health - Reading Hospital

Fellowships

  • Hand Surgery - Hand Center of San Antonio
  • Reconstructive Oncologic Surgery - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Residencies

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital

Amir B. Behnam, MD, is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Publications

Recent Full-Length Papers

"Facial Fractures with Oronasal Hemorrhage in the Elderly – Impact Outcome"
Butts CA, Behnam AB, Fernandez F, and Ong A
Am Surg. 2015 Aug; 81 (8): 306-8

"Injection Injury of an Aberrant Superficial Radial Artery Requiring Surgical Intervention"
Beale EW, Behnam A
J Hand Microsurg. 2012 Jun;4(1):39-42. doi: 10.1007/s12593-011-0053-8. Epub 2011 Nov 18. PMID: 2730089

Book Chapter

"Reconstruction of the Vulva"
Salgado CJ, Behnam AB, et al. In: Functional and Aesthetic Genital Surgery, Chapter 5: Contributing Author. Editors: Salgado and Redett, Nova Publishing; N.Y., 2013

Recent Abstracts

"Evaluating Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose/Collagen Dressing Use Over Split-Thickness Skin Graft Donor Sites: A 5 Patient Case Series"
Behnam AB, Reider K
Poster, Symposium for Advanced Wound Care, Fall 2018

"A Novel Approach to Nonsurgical Wound Bed Preparation Utilizing Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with Installation and Dwell Time with a Reticulated Open Cell Foam"
McElroy EF, Smith PE, Lemay S, Behnam AB, Zimmerman J
Poster, American Podiatric Medical Association, National Scientific Conference, July 2018

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.