Undergraduate Degree

  • Washington University , 2007 , St. Louis , MO

Medical School

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine , 2011 , New York , NY


  • Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital , 2013 , New York , NY


Pediatric Neurology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2016 , Boston , MA


  • Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital , 2017 , New York , NY

Philosophy of Care

I am dedicated to providing patients and their families with compassionate and collaborative care of their neurological disorders including brain tumors, neurological complications of cancer and neurocutaneous disorders.


Dr. Viviana Benitez is a Neurologist Neuro-oncologist trained to care for patients with neurological complications of cancer, brain tumors, and neurocutaneous syndromes such as neurofibromatosis.


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Neurology


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles

  1. Silverman A, Selvadurai C, Picard J, Gluck L, Fisayo A, Makhani N, Benitez V. Clinical Reasoning: A 16-year-old girl with ataxia, oscillopsia, and behavioral changes. Neurology. 2020 04 21; 94(16):713-717. View abstract
  2. Benitez V, Manley PE, Goumnerova LC, Harini C, Ullrich NJ. Brain tumors and epileptic spasms: Natural history and outcomes. Epilepsy Behav. 2017 10; 75:25-28. View abstract
  3. Kann BH, Park HS, Lester-Coll NH, Yeboa DN, Benitez V, Khan AJ, Bindra RS, Marks AM, Roberts KB. Postoperative Radiotherapy Patterns of Care and Survival Implications for Medulloblastoma in Young Children. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Dec 01; 2(12):1574-1581. View abstract