Dr. Benjamin Medalion has joined the Department of Surgery as professor and chair for the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Medalion received his medical degree from Technion School of Medicine in Haifa, Israel, and completed his cardiothoracic residency at Carmel, Shaarei Zedek and Hadassah medical centers. He then joined the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he completed his cardiothoracic fellowship.
Medalion held a variety of positions at prestigious institutions, including the Edith Wolfson Medical Center in Holon, Israel, and Case Western Reserve University.
Prior to joining VCU Health, Medalion served as the director for cardiac surgery at the Ahuja Medical Center and the director of mechanical support and transplant surgery at the Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Additionally, Medalion completed a surgical leadership certificate from Harvard Medical School in 2019.
Medalion’s expertise in adult cardiac surgery, including heart and lung transplantation, will continue to enhance the capabilities at VCU Health.