Faculty Profile

Jaime Benarroch-Gampel, MD

Jaime Benarroch-Gampel, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Academic Telephone: 404.251.8916

Clinic Telephone: 404.616.4327

Email: jbenarr@emory.edu

Certification: General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2016


Dr. Benarroch-Gampel received his MD degree from La Universidad del Zulia School of Medicine, Maracaibo, Venezuela, in 2003. He completed his internship and the second year of his general surgery residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College. He did the remainder of his residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, where he also received a Master of Clinical Science, health services track, as part of his clinical outcomes research fellowship. Prior to joining our faculty, Dr. Benarroch-Gampel completed his vascular surgery fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

His primary areas of clinical interest are aortic surgery for aneurysmal and occlusive disease, cerebrovascular disease, thoracic outlet syndrome, and venous disease, and his primary clinical site is Grady Memorial Hospital. His research focuses on the use of large databases to evaluate patterns in the use of diagnostic tests, to examine clinical outcomes after vascular surgery interventions, and to assess factors that affect quality of care.


View Dr. Benarroch-Gampel's publications in PubMed.


  • Emory University Hospital

  • Grady Memorial Hospital

  • The Emory Clinic


  • MD, La Universidad del Zulia School of Medicine, Maracaibo, Venezuela, Class of 2003

  • General Surgery Internship and 2nd year of General Surgery Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2007-2009

  • General Surgery Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 2009-2014

  • Master of Clinical Science, Health Services Track, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2010-2011

  • Outcomes Research Fellowship, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2010-2012

  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2014-2016

Honors and Awards

  • Travel Scholarship Award, Society of Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, 2012

  • Finalist, Servier Award, 24th Annual Meeting of the American Venous Forum, 2012

  • Winner, Best Student Poster, 15th Annual Forum on Aging, 2011

  • Winner, Resident Research Competition, 58th Singleton Surgical Society Meeting, 2011

  • Herzog Award, 2010

Current Organizational Memberships

  • Society of Vascular Surgery

  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery

  • Midwest Vascular Surgery Society

  • American College of Surgeons

  • Association for Academic Surgery

Current Editorships and Editorial Boards

  • Editorial Board, Annals of Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Aortic surgery

  • Aortic aneurysm and occlusive disease

  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

  • Stroke and cererebrovascular disease

  • Venous disease

Research Interests

  • Health service research

  • Overuse of diagnostic testing

  • Quality and efficacy of vascular interventions