Providence is expanding health care services to better serve the communities of the north coast by offering full-time orthopedic specialty care. Brooke Benz, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, will begin seeing patients later this month at Providence Medical Group-Seaside.

Dr. Benz received his medical degree at the Oregon Health & Sciences University and completed his residency and internship at Maricopa County Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. This was followed by a teaching fellowship at OHSU in trauma and children’s joint replacement.

Dr. Benz’s decades of medical experience includes replacing thousands of knee, hip and shoulder joints at four different medical centers in the Portland area, working in emergency trauma surgery for 23 years, and as a sports physician for 25 years at Jesuit High School in Beaverton. Dr. Benz has been a visiting surgeon with Providence Seaside Hospital for the past 27 years.

Dr. Benz is board certified in orthopedic surgery with a subspecialty in sports medicine. He is fluent in Spanish and enjoys studying German, French and Italian languages.

Providence Medical Group — Seaside, is located on the campus of Providence Seaside Hospital, 725 S. Wahanna Road, Seaside. For information, call 503-717-7060.

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