Dr Albert Benjamin works as a GP with Special Interest in primary and community based surgical procedures in Walsall. He has been providing these services since 1997. He has successfully provided NHS commissioned surgical procedures for more than 20 years. His clinical interests include primary and community day surgical procedures, Vasectomies, (no scalpel and minimally invasive), Carpal Tunnel decompression, Trigger finger Release, skin surgery (excluding melanomas), cosmetic skin procedures, the removal of simple and complex lumps and bumps, joints and soft tissues injections, and ingrowing toenail surgery. He also has an abiding interest in clinical commissioning especially in patient and public engagement,and commissioning for self care and holistic medicine.He is a member both the Self Care Forum, and the College of Medicine. He is a keen Trainer and Educator interested in providing training and education for future generations of primary and community-based Surgeons.
He completed his undergraduate and post-graduate training at Cambridge University and Charing Cross Hospital Medical School. He initially did post-graduate surgical training in Edinburgh where he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS). He is also a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP). He holds a Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health and a Postgraduate Certificate of Medical Education from Keele University and is a trainer within the West Midlands Deanery.
He is an enthusiastic advocate for internationalising the ethos, values and best practices of the NHS, (particularly the importance of Primary Care) in developing countries.