Saturday 16 March
11.00am – 12.30pm
InterContinental Hotel Double Bay
33 Cross Street
Double Bay, Sydney
This workshop is for healthcare professionals only
Dr Benjamin Talei
Dr Benjamin (Ben) Talei graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a degree in physiological sciences, receiving both college and departmental honors. While studying at the University of Menéndez Pelayo in Spain, Dr Talei worked for the Sisterhood of Blood Donors and the Red Cross promoting blood donations in Andalucia, Spain.
He received his medical degree at one of the USA’s top medical schools – University of California, San Diego School of Medicine (UCSD). Dr Talei was nominated to the Gold Humanism Honor Society after having donated immense amounts of time and energy to the free clinic in San Diego, along with other charitable foundations.
Dr Talei then completed his residency training in Head and Neck Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, Cornell University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital. He then served as chief in his residency at Columbia University and Cornell University, as well as a fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.
He is one of the only surgeons in the USA to complete two separate fellowships in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. First, he completed one of the most revered and prestigious fellowships in the country at the New York Center for Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery. Simultaneously, he offered his skills and training while serving as voluntary staff and teacher for the resident head and neck surgeons at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Dr Talei is dual board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Integrated fully into the Beverly Hills community, Dr Talei is a member of the Beverly Hills Health & Wellness Committee. He is also on staff at UCLA Ronald Regan Medical Center, Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Outside of the hospital, Dr Talei is the Advisory Chair for the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA).