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Pasquale W. Benedetto, M.D.

General Information

Pasquale W. Benedetto, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-243-4905


  • Internal Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology - Internal Medicine


English, Spanish

Clinical Areas

Kidney, Bladder, Testis and Adrenocortical Cancer


  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Med-Hematology
  • American Board of Internal Med-Medical Oncology


  • Professor of Medicine

Research Interests

Genitourinary cancer(testis, bladder, kidney, prostate, orthopedic oncology), bone and soft tissue sarcomas, pancreas cancer, lymphoma


  • Mahmoud O, Dosch A, Kwon D, Pitcher JD, Conway S, Benedetto P, Fernandez G, Trent J, Temple HT, Wolfson AH. The Impact of Perioperative Chemotherapy Timing in Conjunction With Postoperative External-Beam Radiation Therapy on Extremity Soft-Tissue Sarcomas Outcome. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 May 29. [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 24879472
  • Tse DT, Kossler AL, Feuer WJ, Benedetto PW. Author reply: To PMID 23582989 Ophthalmology. 2014 Jan;121(1):e8-e10. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2013.11.012. Epub 2013 Nov 20. No abstract available. PMID: 24268860
  • Tse DT, Kossler AL, Feuer WJ, Benedetto PW, Long-term Outcomes of Neoadjuvant Intra-arterial Cytoreductive Chemotherapy for Lacrimal Gland Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma. Ophthalmology. 2013 Jul;120(7):1313-23. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2013.01.027. Epub 2013 Apr 9. PMID: 23582989
  • Socola F, Loaiza-Bonilla A, Benedetto P. Axitinib Induced Recurrent Pneumothorax following Near-Complete Response of Renal Cell Carcinoma Lung Metastasis: An Unexpected Complication. Case Rep Oncol Med. 2012;2012:390702. doi: 10.1155/2012/390702. Epub 2012 Dec 26. PMID: 23326741
  • Tap WD, Demetri G, Barnette P, Desai J, Kavan P, Tozer R, Benedetto PW, Friberg G, Deng H, McCaffery I, Leitch I, Badola S, Chang S, Zhu M, Tolcher A. Phase II study of ganitumab, a fully human anti-type-1 insulin-like growth factor receptor antibody, in patients with metastatic Ewing family tumors or desmoplastic small round cell tumors. J Clin Oncol. 2012 May 20;30(15):1849-56. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2011.37.2359. Epub 2012 Apr 16. PMID: 22508822
  • Vega J, Bouzari N, Romanelli P, Lanuti EL, Benedetto, P, Green A, Rongioletti F, Kerdel F. Necrolytic Migratory Erythema Associated with Nonfunctional Islet Cell Tumor. International Journal of Dermatology 47:332–334, 2008
  • Tse DT, Benedetto P, Morcos JJ, Johnson TE, Weed D, Dubovy S. An atypical presentation of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lacrimal gland Am J Ophthalmol 141(1) 187-9, Jan 2006
  • Tse DT, Finkelstein SD, Benedetto P, Dubovy S, Schiffman JC, Feuer WJ. Microdissection genotyping analysis of the effect of intraarterial cytoreductive chemotherapy in the treatment of lacrimal gland adenoid cystic carcinoma Am J Ophthalmol 141(1) 54-61, Jan 2006.
  • Tse DT, Benedetto P, Dubovy S, Schiffman JC, Feuer WJ. Clinical analysis of the effect of intraarterial cytoreductive chemotherapy in the treatment of lacrimal gland adenoid cystic carcinoma. Am J Ophthalmol 141(1) 44-53, Jan 2006.
  • Delacruz V, Jorda M, Gomez-Fernandez C, Benedetto P, Ganjei P. Fine-needle aspiration diagnosis of angiosarcoma of the spleen: a case report and review of the literature. Arch Pathol Lab Med 129(8): 1054-6, Aug 2005.
  • Bathe OF, Levi D, Caldera H, Franceschi D, Raez L, Patel A, Raub WA Jr, Benedetto, P, Reddy R, Hutson D, Sleeman D, Livingstone AS, Levi JU. Radical resection of periampullary tumors in the elderly: evaluation of long term results. World J Surg 24(3): 353-8, Mar 2000


Iron Arrow, University of Miami Honor Society
Dade County Medical Association Alliance Foundation and Dade County Medical Association Award for Clinical Oncology
Phi Beta Kappa, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Miljevic Medal for Highest Achievement, Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C
Summa Cum Laude, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.


Georgetown University
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


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