Norman Regional Health System

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Emily Benham, MD, is joining the team of surgeons at Norman Regional’s Oklahoma Surgical Associates.

Dr. Benham specializes in general and bariatric surgery.

Dr. Benham received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, completed her general surgery residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, and completed her minimally invasive/bariatric surgery fellowship at Ohio State University.

“I was born and raised in Oklahoma. I moved to North Carolina and Ohio for surgical training and am happy to back in the great state of Oklahoma,” she said.

Dr. Benham said medicine is her passion because it’s a privilege to be able to help others during the difficult times in their lives.

She said her goal in joining Norman Regional is to provide the highest quality surgical care with compassion and empathy.

Dr. Benham loves running and cooking for a healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle is also something she focuses on for her patients.

“A healthy lifestyle is a daily commitment,” she said.

Dr. Benham will see general surgery patients at Doctor’s Park, 500 E. Robinson St., Suite 2300, 405-329-4102, and will see bariatric surgery patients at Journey Clinic, 3400 W. Tecumseh Rd., Suite 105, 405-515-2049.  Please visit to learn more about Oklahoma Surgical Associates. Other surgeons in the practice include Steven Carter, MD; John Chace, MD; Tom Connally, MD; M. Daniel Isbell, MD; Ronnie Keith, DO; James Rick McCurdy, MD, and Lana Nelson, DO.