Carlos L Benitez, MD Email Carlos Benitez
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- Mount Sinai Queens
- Mount Sinai Brooklyn
Dr. Carlos Benitez is a Board-Certified Radiologist at the Mount Sinai Health System specializing in musculoskeletal imaging. He has over 16 years of clinical experience and is currently an Attending Radiologist at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Morningside Hospitals. He is Associate Professor of Radiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Benitez graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He then went on to Stanford University and obtained master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering Design and Biomechanical Engineering where he started interacting and collaborating with orthopedic surgeons at the VA Palo Alto Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center and the Stanford University Medical Center.
He received his medical degree from UC San Diego, School of Medicine. Dr. Benitez then completed his internship in Internal Medicine at UC Irvine Medical Center. From there, he came to New York City for his training in Diagnostic Radiology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. Part of this residency included monthly rotations at the Hospital for Special Surgery and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Following radiology residency training, Dr. Benitez completed a subspecialty fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the NYU Langone Medical Center and the Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Benitez’s areas of expertise are orthopedic and sports medicine imaging with MR, CT, ultrasound and radiography to diagnose bone, muscle and joint disease. He also performs therapeutic joint injections.
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Masters in Science, Stanford University
Masters in Science, Stanford University
MD, University of California - San Diego
Internship, Internal Medicine
University of California, Irvine
Residency, Diagnostic Radiology
New York Hospital Cornell University Med Ctr
NYU Medical Center
Chundru K, Roudenko A, Pham H, Benitez CL. Analysis of Different Levels of Structured Reporting in Knee Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Academic radiology 2020 Feb;.
Gunio DA, Vulcano E, Benitez CL. Dynamic Stress MRI of Midfoot Injuries: Measurable Morphology and Laxity of the Sprained Lisfranc Ligament During Mechanical Loading: A Case Report. JBJS case connector 2019 July-Sep; 9(3).
Eng HY, Gunio DA, Benitez CL. Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging analysis of the cross-sectional areas of the anconeus epitrochlearis muscle, cubital tunnel, and ulnar nerve with the elbow in extension in patients with and without ulnar neuropathy. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery 2018 Jul; 27(7).
Cheung ZB, Patel AV, DeBellis N, Unis DB, Benitez CL. Sciatic Nerve Entanglement Around a Femoral Prosthesis During Closed Reduction of a Dislocated Total Hip Prosthesis: The Role of Metal-Suppression MRI: A Case Report. JBJS case connector 2018 Jan-Mar; 8(1).
Prajapati S, Yoon DJ, Benitez CL, Buyuk A. Cervical vertebral actinomycosis mimicking malignancy in a paediatric patient. BMJ case reports 2016 Mar; 2016.
Unis DB, Hawkins EJ, Alapatt MF, Benitez CL. Postoperative changes in the tensor fascia lata muscle after using the modified anterolateral approach for total hip arthroplasty. The Journal of arthroplasty 2013 Apr; 28(4).
Benitez CL, Mintz DN, Potter HG. MR imaging of the sternoclavicular joint following trauma. Clinical imaging 2004 Jan-Feb; 28(1).
Benitez CL, Schneider DL, Barrett-Connor E, Sartoris DJ. Hand ultrasound for osteoporosis screening in postmenopausal women. Osteoporosis International 2000; 11(3):203-10.
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