ⓘ Alice Benjamin


ⓘ Alice Benjamin

Alice Benjamin M.D. is a Canadian specialist in fetal and maternal medicine, who was awarded the chevaliere of the National Order of Quebec.

She received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Kerala 1964 and a doctorate in medicine from the University of Delhi in 1971. She completed an internship at the Hospital of the Medical College Lady Harding in new Delhi in 1970-71 and moved to Rotary in the womens College hospital in Toronto and completed his residency 1973-74 at the Jewish General hospital and the Royal Victoria hospital in Montreal in 1978.

Benjamin is certified in obstetrics and gynecology at the Royal College of physicians and surgeons of Canada in 1977 and a certificate from the College of physicians and surgeons of the province of Quebec. She became a fellow of the American College of obstetrics and gynecology in 1981.

Consultant Memorial hospital of the County of Prince Edward, Ontario from 1978 to 1979, Benjamin started working at the Department of obstetrics and gynecology at the Royal Victoria hospital in Montreal in 1979. It relates to perinatal and associate Professor in McGill. Benjamin created and became Director of the Royal Victoria hospital prenatal center in 1979. She specializiruetsya in high-risk pregnancies and work with the multidisciplinary team, which supports the treatment without hospitalization, so that patients can stay with their families - the first in North America.

In his career as a physician, Dr. Benjamin watched and cared for a number of high-risk pregnancy with successful outcome for mothers and babies. She performed Canadas first successful transplant diabetic renal 1984 and pregnancy, and Canadas first interval delivery of twins 1998, which were delivered six weeks the children survive in good health. She also oversaw the quebecs first peritoneal dialysis, pregnancy and childbirth in 1994, and his first successful pregnancy of a peritoneal dialysis cycler for in 2003. He also delivered the first baby, whose umbilical cord blood stem cells have been used for bone marrow transplantation for treatment of leukemia mother, resulting in full health for the baby and mother in 2001.

Benjamin was one of four people who sued the health Center of McGill University for the medical quota.

Benjamin pursues many philanthropic endeavors, supporting children on the programme world vision sponsorship child, and support Samarskii, the salvation Army and life outreach International.

Dr. Alice Benjamin of the Fund was established by friends, family and patients of Dr. Benjamin to continue her legacy of excellence in education in obstetrics and gynecology.