Benzon M. Dy, M.D.

  1. Endocrine Surgeon
  1. Adrenal cancer
  2. Aldosteronoma
  3. Benign adrenal tumor
  4. Cushing syndrome
  5. Goiter
  6. Graves' disease
  7. Hyperparathyroidism
  8. Hyperthyroidism
  9. Insulinoma
  10. MEN 1
  11. MEN 2B
  12. Multinodular goiter
  13. Parathyroid cancer
  14. Parathyroid disease
  15. Pediatric adrenal disorder
  16. Pediatric endocrine disorder
  17. Pediatric parathyroid disorder
  18. Pediatric thyroid disorder
  19. Pheochromocytoma
  20. Primary aldosteronism
  21. Primary hyperparathyroidism
  22. Secondary hyperparathyroidism
  23. Tertiary hyperparathyroidism
  24. Thyroid cancer
  25. Thyroid nodule
  1. Abdominal wall reconstruction
  2. Adrenalectomy
  3. Lateral neck dissection
  4. Minimally invasive surgery
  5. Pancreatectomy
  6. Pancreatic enucleation
  7. Parathyroidectomy
  8. Parotidectomy
  9. Robotic adrenalectomy
  10. Robotic surgery
  11. Robotic ventral hernia repair
  12. Thyroidectomy
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism and effects on bone mineral density
  • Predictive oncogenic markers in thyroid carcinoma
  • Recurrent adrenocortical carcinoma: Surgical management and treatment with novel chemotherapeutic agents

Specialties:

  • Thyroidectomy for benign conditions and thyroid cancers
  • Parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism and parathyroid cancer
  • Adrenal disease
  • Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
  • Robotic surgery and abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Complex hernia repairs and revision surgery
  1. 2017
    Fellow - Advanced Endocrine Oncology - Thyroid FellowshipMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  2. 2014
    FellowEndocrine Fellowship Program, Department of Surgery
  3. 2014
    FellowEndocrine Surgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2013
    Residency - General SurgeryGeneral Surgery Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2008
    MD - MedicineGeorgetown University School of Medicine
  6. 2004
    BS - Art History, ChemistryGeorgetown University

Certifications

  1. 2013
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Teacher of the Year - General Surgery Residency ProgramGeneral Surgery Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2020
    Teacher of the Year - General Surgery Residency ProgramGeneral Surgery Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. 2020
    Teacher of the Year - Surgery - Mayo Fellows AssociationMayo Clinic
  4. 2013
    Barney Presentation AwardSouthwestern Surgical Congress
  5. 2013
    Chief Resident Teacher of the YearGeneral Surgery Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  6. 2013
    1st Place - Oral presentationMinnesota Surgical Society
  7. 2012
    Lynn Sage Breast Cancer AwardNorthwestern University
  8. 2012
    Kaare Nygaard Research AwardDepartment of Education Administration
  9. 2011
    Gastrointestinal Cancers Travel Grant Award St. Louis University
  10. 2004
    Valedictorian Georgetown University
  11. 2003
    Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa
  12. 2002
    Shaps Scholar FellowshipMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Examination CommitteeAmerican Board of Surgery
  2. 2021 - present
    Commiittee MemberDepartment of Surgery Center for Surgical Innovations
  3. 2020 - present
    Invited ParticipantSociety of Surgical Oncology
  4. 2020 - present
    Associate Program DirectorAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  5. 2019 - present
    American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  6. 2019 - present
    MemberRobotic Research Committee
  7. 2019 - present
    Practice Committee MemberMayo Clinic
  8. 2018 - present
    MemberStudent Promotion and Assessment Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  9. 2018 - 2019
    MemberAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons Career and Leadership Development Task Force
  10. 2018 - 2019
    DevelopmentAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  11. 2018 - present
    Medical DirectorMayo Clinic
  12. 2017 - present
    FacultyAmerican College of Surgeons
  13. 2017 - present
    Full MemberSociety of Asian Academic Surgeons
  14. 2016 - 2017
    ChampionNational Surgery Quality Improvement Project (NSQIP)
  15. 2015 - 2017
    Review CommitteeValley Health Systems
  16. 2014 - 2017
    MemberVirginia Surgical Society
  17. 2012 - 2013
    Resident AdvisorDepartment of General Surgery Residency Committee
  18. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.