BOLIVIA, N.C. – On Aug. 1, general surgeon Matthew Benenati, D.O., joined Novant Health Surgical Associates. Novant Health Surgical Associates has offices located in Bolivia, Carolina Shores and Southport.
In addition to general surgery, Benenati focuses on advanced minimally invasive procedures. He specializes in the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), achalasia, benign esophageal and gastric disorders, hernias and diseases of the colon.
Benenati earned his bachelor’s degree from Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, and attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He then went on to complete residency in general surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey followed by a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery under Adrian Park, M.D., at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. He has conducted research in diaphragmatic hernias, abdominal wall hernias, colon surgery and bariatric surgery.
Outside of the hospital, Benenati enjoys travelling with his family, SCUBA diving, photography and the graphic arts.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Benenati to our team at Novant Health Surgical Associates,” said Mark Tillotson, M.D., of Novant Health Surgical Associates. “As our practice grows, we will continue to provide Brunswick County with quality surgical care in convenient locations close to home.”