Medical School or Training
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University, 2006
Charleston Area Medical Center, Internal Medicine Division, Surgery General, WV, 2011
Jessica M. Bensenhaver, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology, Section of General Surgery. Dr. Bensenhaver received her undergraduate degree in Biology with a Microbiology focus in 2002 from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA, followed by her Medical degree in 2006 at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, WV. In 2011, she completed General Surgery residency at the West Virginia University School of Medicine at Charleston Area Medical Center and then finalized her training in 2012 after completing a fellowship in Breast Oncology at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Bensenhaver’s clinical interests are in the surgical management of breast diseases, both benign and malignant. Her research interests are focused on socioeconomic, geographic, and ethnicity related variation in breast cancer risks and outcomes. This interest has led to her current involvement in the Michigan Breast Oncology Quality Initiative, the University of Michigan-Ghana surgical, medical, and research collaborative, and in the Michigan regional breast oncology outreach.
Dr. Bensenhaver holds active society memberships in the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the American Society of Breast Disease, and the American Medical Association.