Professional Statement

Prosper Benhaim, MD is a hand surgeon, microsurgeon and reconstructive plastic surgeon at the UCLA School of Medicine since he joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in 1998. He is currently an associate professor and Chief of Hand Surgery at UCLA and Olive View-UCLA Medical Centers. He has numerous local and national committee positions, including an editorial position for the Journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Benhaim earned his B.A. in Animal Physiology at the University of California, San Diego. He earned his M.D. degree at the University of California, San Francisco, then obtained his general surgery training at UCSF as well. His residency in general surgery included a three-year research fellowship in wound healing and limb allotransplantation research. He then proceeded with plastic surgery training at UCLA and a hand surgery/microsurgery fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Benhaim remains very active in research on Dupuytren's disease, stem cells, and in the clinical practice of hand surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery.


21 years


French, English




UCLA Health100 Medical Plaza DrivewayLos Angeles, CA 90024


  • Other

Areas (1)

  • Hand

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Fellowships

    University of California, Los Angeles


  • Residency


    University of California, San Francisco | University of California, Los Angeles

  • Undergraduate School

    University of California-San Diego

  • Graduate School

    University of California-San Francisco

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - General

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • LAC-Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • UCLA Medical Center-Santa Monica
  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Awards & Recognitions

  • Magazine Top Doctors

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