Joseph Benevenia, MD

Musculoskeletal Oncology


Musculoskeletal Oncology


Tel: 973-972-2153

Joseph Benevenia, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI). He also serves as a professor and Chair of Orthopaedics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), as well as a courtesy orthopaedic surgeon at Overlook Medical Center, Morristown Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

In addition to countless publications and prestigious medical committee positions, Dr. Benevenia is the recipient of a variety of honors and awards, including:

  • Diagnostic Challenge Award
  • Orthopaedic Fellow Research Award
  • The Charles L. Brown Award

Dr. Benevenia's professional affiliations include:

  • Academy of Medicine of New Jersey
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society
  • Children’s Oncology Group
  • International Society of Limb Salvage
  • Medical Society of New Jersey
  • Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation
  • North American Musculoskeletal Tumor Society
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

Dr. Benevenia completed a comprehensive Musculoskeletal fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. He completed two residencies in general and orthopaedic surgery at NJMS, during which time he served as Administrative Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery. He also received his medical degree as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society with summa cum laude honors from NJMS. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Saint Louis University.

  1. Benevenia J, Patterson FR, Beebe KS, Abdelshahed M, Uglialoro AD. Comparison of Phenol and Argon Beam Coagulation Used as Adjuvant Treatment of Stage 2 and Stage 3 Benign-Aggressive Bone Tumors. The American Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol. 35(3), pp e371-8, March 2012.
  2. Hwang JS, Beebe KS, Benevenia J, Karanfilian B, Berberian WS.: Financial Debt of Orthopaedics Residents. Orthopaedics, 35(4):e549-54, April 1, 2012.
  3. Patterson FR, Hwang JS, Beebe KS, Uglialoro AD, Flynn J, Benevenia J.: An Innovative Approach to Concave-Convex Allograft Junctions: A Biomechanical Study.  The American Journal of Orthopaedics, 41(5):214-219, May 2012.
  4. Ghert M, Deheshi B, Holt G, Randall RL, Ferguson P, Wunder J, Turcotte R, Werier J, Clarkson P, Damron T, Benevenia J, Anderson M, Gebhardt M, Isler M, Mottard S, Healey J, Evaniew N, Racano A, Sprague S, Swinton M, Bryant D, Thabane L, Guyatt G, Bhandari M; PARITY Investigators. Prophylactic Antibiotic Regimens in Tumor Surgery (PARITY): Protocol for a Multicentre Randomized Controlled Study.  BMJ Open, 2(6), pp 1-11, November 28, 2012.
  5. Paglia D, Wey A, Park AG, Breitbart E, Mehta S, Bogden JD, Kemp F, Benevenia J, O’Connor JP, Lin SS.: The Effects of Local Vanadium Treatment on Angiogenesis and Chondrogenesis during Fracture Healing.  Journal of Orthopaedic Research 30: pp 1-8, December 2012.
  6. Quinn RH, Randall RL, Benevenia J, Berven SH, Raskin KA.: Contemporary Management of Metastatic Bone Disease: Tips and Tools of the Trade for General Practitioners.  The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 16;95(20): pp 1888-95, October 16, 2013.
  7. Paglia DN, Wey A, Breitbart EA, Faiwiszewski J, Mehta SK, Al-Zube L, Vaidya S, Cottrell JA, Graves D, Benevenia J, O’Connor JP, Lin SS.: Effects of Local Insulin Delivery on Subperiosteal Angiogenesis and Mineralized Tissue Formation During Fracture Healing.  Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 31(5):783-91, May 2013.
  8. Park AG, Paglia DN, Al-Zube L, Hreha J, Vaidya S, Breitbart E, Benevenia J, O’Connor JP, Lin SS.: Local Insulin Therapy Affects Fracture Healing in a Rat Model. The Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 31(5):776-82, May 2013.
  9. Fan B, Raman T, Benevenia J, Berberian W.: Predictors of Career Choice in Academic Medicine Among Orthopaedic Surgery Residents.  The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 96(1):e6, January 2014.
  10. Paglia DN, Wey A, Hreha J, Park AG, Cunningham C, Uko L, Benevenia J, O’Connor JP, Lin SS.: Local Vanadium Release from a Calcium Sulfate Carrier Accelerates Fracture Healing. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, pp 727-34, May 2014.
  11. Wey A, Cunningham C, Hreha J, Breitbart E, Cottrell J, Ippolito J, Clark D, Lin HN, Benevenia J, OConnor JP, Lin SS, Paglia DN: Local Zinc chloride accelerates fracture healing, Journal of Orthopedic Research, (6):834-841, June, 2014.
  12. Morris CD, Bal BS, D’Elia EM, Benevenia J. Medical and legal considerations in managing patients with musculoskeletal tumors. AAOS Instructional Course Lectures. 63:421-430, 2014
  13. Quinn RH, Randall RL, Benevenia J, Berven SH, Raskin KA: Contemporary Management of Metastatic Bone Disease: Tips and Tools of the trade for General Practitioners. AAOS Instructional Course Lectures. 63:431-441, 2014.
  14. Benevenia J, Neilson J.C.: Foot and Ankle Tumors. AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Foot & Ankle 5, Chapter 19, pp 3-17, 2014.
  15. Hreha J, Wey A, Cunningham C, Krell E.,Brietbart E, Paglia D, Montemurro N, Nguyen D, Lee YJ, Komlos D, Lim E, Benevenia J, O’Connor JP, Lin SS.: Local Manganese Chloride Treatment Accelerates Fracture Healing in a Rat Model. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 33 (1) pp 122-130, January 2015.
  16. Raman T, Alrabaa RG, Sood A, Maloof P, Benevenia J, Berberian W.: Does Residency Selection Criteria Predict Performance in Orthopaedic Surgery Residency? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 474: pp. 908-914, 2016.
  17. Lajoie L, Benevenia J, Curi MA.: Caval Reconstruction for Lower-Extremity Sarcoma Metastasis Trapped Within Inferior Vena Cava Filter. Annals of Vascular Surgery, Vol. 30, pp 158.e1-158.e4, January 2016.
  18. Benevenia J, Patterson FR, Beebe KS, Palma MJ, Rivero SM, Friedrich M, Kirchner R, Wirtz D.: Outcomes of a Modular Intercalary Endoprosthesis as Treatment for Segmental Defects of the Femur, Tibia, and Humerus.” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 474: pp. 539-548, 2016.
  19. Benevenia J, Patterson FP, Beebe KS, Tucker K, Moore J, Ippolito J, Rivero S.: Results of 20 Consecutive Patients Treated with the Repiphysis Expandable Prosthesis for Primary Malignant Bone. SpringerPlus, 4:793, December 2015.
  20. Koerner JD, O’Connor JP, Chirichella P, Breitbart EA, Chaudhary SB, Uko L, Subramanian S, Fritton JC, Benevenia J, Lin SS.: Zinc Has Insulin-Mimetic Properties which Enhance Spinal Fusion in a Rat Model. Spine Journal, In-Press 2016.
  21. Rivero S, Ippolito J, Martinez M, Beebe KS, Benevenia J, Berberian W.: Analysis of Unmatched Orthopaedic Residency Applicants: Options After the Match. Journal of Graduate Medical Education, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 91-95, February 2016.
  22. Benevenia J, Rivero S, Moore J, Ippolito J, Siegerman D, Beebe KS, Patterson FP.: Supplemental Bone Grafting in Giant Cell Tumor of the Extremity Reduces Nononcologic Complications. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, On-line, March 2016.
  23. Tuy BE, Patterson FR, Beebe KS, Sirkin MS, Rivero SM, Benevenia J.: Linea Aspera as Rotational Landmark for Tumor Endoprostheses: A computed Tomography Study. The American Journal of Orthopaedics, E198-E203, May/June 2016.
  24. Gibson PD, Ipplolito J, Benevenia J.: Case Series of Radial Shaft Reconstruction with Intercalary Endoprosthesis Following Resection of Metastatic Tumor. Orthopaedics, Accepted for Publication, August 2016.