Holly Benjamin, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Holly Benjamin

Dr. Holly Benjamin is a specialist in sports medicine and non-surgical musculoskeletal injuries. She has been regionally and nationally recognized for expertise in treating all types of athletic injuries in young patients. She routinely does office consultations discussing sport safety and return to play guidelines following an injury. Dr. Benjamin sees patients to discuss sport "readiness" for activities such as weightlifting and "en pointe" for ballet.

She is currently chair of the committee on sports medicine and fitness for the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. She serves as director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Program at the University of Chicago Student Care Center.

Dr. Benjamin has been invited to present dozens of lectures on sports problems in child, adolescent, and female athletes. She is a member of the editorial board for the American Academy of Pediatrics' "Sport Shorts"--an educational publication for physicians, coaches, and parents. She is a medical officer for the Chicago Marathon and Chicago Triathlon. In addition, she is head team physician for the University of Chicago Lab School, and a team physician for the varsity athletic program where she specializes in the treatment of medical conditions in the athlete.

Year Started Practice
1997

Board Certifications
Pediatrics
Primary Care Sports Medicine

Medical School
Northeastern Ohio University

Internship
The University of Chicago Medicine

Residency
The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital

Fellowship
Lutheran General Hospital

Memberships
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Sports Medicine
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Language Spoken
English