For the third consecutive year, Jeff LeBenger, MD, FACS, Summit Medical Group Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer, has been named to NJ Biz’s Power 100, a list of the most powerful people in New Jersey business. Ranked 31 on the 2017 list, Dr. LeBenger is recognized as being an impactful innovator and ahead of the health care curve for many years. Dr. Le Benger has navigated SMG’s dramatic transition from a small medical practice to a comprehensive, integrated delivery system with more than 700 providers and 70+ locations, including the groundbreaking for the Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center in Florham Park. The MD Anderson partnership was the first of its kind with a physician multispecialty group. Summit Medical Group’s coordinated model of care has simultaneously improved care for individuals, lowered costs of care, and improved care quality.
A graduate of Brandeis University and New York Medical College, Dr. LeBenger completed his residencies in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology, head and neck surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He completed his fellowships with the American College of Surgery, American Rhinologic Society, and American Society of Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. LeBenger is board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. He is a recipient of the MDx Medical, Inc. Patient's Choice Award and he has been featured in New Jersey Family "New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs" and New Jersey Monthly "Top Doctors" listings.