Benan is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in Paediatric Surgery. He manages all aspects of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery from sports injuries to complex neuromuscular conditions.
Benan underwent his undergraduate and postgraduate medical training in London. He completed his higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Rotation in London.
Alongside his surgical training, he completed a MSc in Musculoskeletal Science and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education at University College London. He is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons and the Higher Education Academy. Benan is also a dual fellowship trained surgeon having completed internationally recognised fellowships in the field of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the prestigious Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London.
Benan has published widely in international peer reviewed scientific journals and regularly presented at national and international meetings. A sports enthusiast outside of work, he played rugby, cricket and squash to university level and represented both the Royal College of Surgeons and United Hospitals. He still regularly runs half-marathons and the occasional full marathon.