Benjamin R. Roman, MD, MSHP

Benjamin R. Roman, MD, MSHP


Clinical Expertise

Thyroid Surgery; Head and Neck Surgery/Oncology

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About Me


MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; MSHP, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


Otolaryngology - New York University Medical Center


Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program (RWJ-CSP) - University of Pennsylvania; Head and Neck Surgery - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

I am a board-certified thyroid and head and neck surgeon. In my research, I focus on innovation in healthcare delivery. I am particularly interested in finding ways to improve the care of people with low-risk tumors and cancers, including thyroid nodules and cancers, ensuring that they receive the appropriate amount of care for their personal situation. In my clinical practice, I help patients with thyroid nodules and low-risk cancers make the best decision for them about how to proceed.

Today there is a growing recognition that people with certain low-risk tumors and cancers are overdiagnosed and overtreated. This means that they could do just as well with less-aggressive therapies. My research is focused on finding innovative ways to deliver efficient diagnoses and to help with decision-making for people with low-risk tumors and cancers, such as thyroid nodules.


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Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Roman’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.