Dr. Arthur Benjamin is one of California’s leading Ophthalmologists.  He is a comprehensive Eye Physician and Surgeon and is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Arthur Benjamin is one of California’s leading eye surgeons and is a board certified ophthalmologist. Dr. Benjamin specializes in all-laser LASIK and Cataract Surgery. Dr Benjamin specializes in Cataract and All Laser LASIK Surgery.

Dr. Benjamin was the first ophthalmologist in Los Angeles to perform the innovative Acrysof ReSTOR IOL procedure which offers cataract sufferers and presbyopic patients restoration of normal vision without the use of reading glasses or prescription lenses.

Dr.Benjamin is a leader in multifocal lens implantation in Los Angeles. Since opening his private practice, Dr. Benjamin has become one of the most reputable and respected ophthalmologists worldwide, known for his precision, attention to detail, and friendly, warm demeanor with patients.


Introduction to Dr. Benjamin, ophthalmologist Los Angeles


Dr. BenjaminRussian born Arthur Benjamin‘s rich educational and research background is notable and impressive. Residing in New York, he quickly excelled in school, graduating at the top 1% of his high school class, which paved the way to a full scholarship at Cornell University where he graduated cum laude.

Dr. Benjamin received his medical degree from the prestigious Duke University School of Medicine in 1994. While at Duke, Dr. Benjamin was one of the researchers working on the development of an artificial retina.  After completing an internship at the Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Benjamin acquired his ophthalmology training at the world renowned Jules Stein Eye Institute, at the UCLA School of Medicine.

As a resident at UCLA, Dr. Benjamin was actively involved in a number of research projects on uveitis, effects of HIV on the eye, CMV retinitis, and Ocular Blood Flow.

Dr. Benjamin is actively involved in his local community.  Currently, Dr. Benjamin volunteers as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Jules Stein Eye Institute where he teaches residents and medical students the latest surgical and medical advances in ophthalmology. He is also on the Governing and Advisory Board of the American Russian Medical Association (ARMA).

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Dr. Benjamin’s Curriculum Vitae


  • Private Practice, Comprehensive Ophthalmology with Focus on Premium Cataract Care and Laser Vision Correction
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow America Board of Ophthalmology, recertified May 2011

Ambulatory Surgical Center

  • Specialty Surgical Center, 2002-present

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 1998-2010
  • UCLA Medical Center, 1995-2001
  • Olympia Hospital Medical Center, 1998-2006


  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 1994
  • B.A., Cum Laude, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1989

Clinical Medical Training

  • Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, 1995-1998
  • Ophthalmology Residency, Harbor UCLA Medical Center1994-1995, Transitional Year Internship

Dr. Benjamin UCLAHonors and Awards

  • Cum Laude, Cornell University
  • Cornell Tradition Fellow, Cornell University
  • Dean’s List, Cornell University
  • New York State Regents Scholarship

Professional Societies

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomate
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • California Association of Ophthalmology
  • American Russian Medical Association (ARMA), Governing and Advisory Board
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Committee Memberships

    Comprehensive Care Committee
    American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
    Refractive Surgery Care Committee
    American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons


  • English (fluently read and write)
  • Russian (fluently read and write)
  • Spanish (conversational/medical)

Contact Dr. Benjamin

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Arthur Benjamin, please contact Benjamin Eye Institute by calling 310.507.7988 today.


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