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Dr. Della Bennett, MD · Education & CV · Rancho, Inland Empire
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Della Bennett, MD

Education & CV

Background

Plastic Surgeon Education & CV

Dr. Della Bennett graduated from Dartmouth College where she majored in Biogenetics and minored in studio art. She then attended Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and was one of the top ten graduates of her class. She trained at Loma Linda University School of Medicine for six years in the integrated plastic surgery residency. Her research accomplishments during residency broadened her knowledge and allowed her to collaborate with plastic surgeons from around the world. She maintains her connection with the University and is an Assistant Clinical Professor working with the resident physicians. Dr. Bennett also dedicates her time to working with breast cancer and burn trauma survivors as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at San Bernardino County’s Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

Employment

present-2016 California University of Science and Medicine – Associate Professor
present – 2006 Gemini Plastic Surgery Associates, Inc – Private Practice
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center – Chief of Plastic Surgery
present – 2008 Western Univeristy of Health Sciences – Clinical Preceptor
present – 2009 Loma Linda University School of Medicine – Assistant Clinical Professor
present – 2010 Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Adjunct Assistant Professor
present – 2011 USC Primary Care Physician – Assistant Program Preceptor


Education

2018 Re-Certificaiton American Board of Plastic Surgery
2008 present Maintenance of Certification, American Board of Plastic Surgery
2008 American Board of Plastic Surgery Board Certification
2006 Loma Linda University Medical Center Residency, Plastic Surgery
2000 Penn State College of Medicine Doctor of Medicine
1996 Dartmouth College B.A., Biogenetics. Minor, Studio Art


Awards

Best of Inland Empire Readers Choice Awards 2019 awarded to Gemini Plastic Surgery in Rancho Cucamonga, Inland Empire, CA

Best of Inland Empire Readers Choice

Top Plastic Surgeon Award. Dr. Della Bennett, MD of Gemini Plastic Surgery takes home the Patients' Choice Award 2019 in Inland Empire, Southern California.
Top Plastic Surgeon Reviews Award 2019 · Awarded to Dr. Della Bennett, MD of Gemini Plastic Surgery in Rancho Cucamonga.

2019 Patients Choice Awards
2019 Top Plastic Surgeon Reviews
2016-2019 Southern California Super Doctors – Los Angeles Magazine
2018 Top Doctor Patient Reviews for Plastic Surgery in California
2016 Vitals Patients’ Choice Award
2011-2015 Top Doctors Inland Empire – Inland Empire Magazine
2010-2011 Cambridge Who’s Who – Professional Woman in the Field of Medicine and Healthcare
2009-2016 America’s Top Plastic Surgeons – Consumers Research Council of America
2008, 2009 Patients’ Choice Award
2002, 2006 Frank R. Rogers, MD Academic Achievement Award
2000 Alpha Omega Alpha
2000-1998 Hammond Scholarship
1998 Lange Medical Publishers Award, Class of 1971 Scholarship, Chestor M. Berlin Service
Award, Ballantine Award
1996 NSF Research Grant for Undergraduate Education

Top Plastic Surgeon in California 2018 Award. Awarded to Dr. Della Bennett, MD of Gemini Plastic Surgery in Rancho Cucamonga, California.       


Research/Publications

— Fine KD, Wi M, Bennett D. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL): a

collaborative effort for diagnosis and treatment. Annals of Breast Surgery 2019;3:1.

— Tan E, Bennett DC. Distal Ulnar Defect Reconstruction. PSEN (e-pub) October, 2014.
— Maher JL, Bennett DC, Bennett LL, Grothaus P, Ma habir RC. Breast augmentation: A geographical
comparison. Can J Plast Surg. 2010 Winter;18(4):e44-6.
— Sasaki GH, Komorowka-Timek ED, Bennett DC, Gabriel A. An objective comparison of holding,
slippage, and pull-out tensions for eight suspension sutures in the malar fat pads of fresh-frozen
human cadavers. Aesthet Surg J. 2008 Jul-Aug;28(4):387-96.
— Komorawska-Timek E, Gabriel A, Bennett DC, Miles D, Garberoglio C, Cheng C, Gupta S. Artificial
dermis as an alternative for coverage of complex scalp defects following excision of malignant
tumors. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Apr;115(4):1010-7.
— Bennett DC, Hauck RM. Intraosseous ganglion of the lunate. Ann Plas Surg. 2002 Apr; 48(4):439-42.
Presentations
2014 Sept Plastic Surgery Consult Guidelines
2010 Oct Burn Symposium: Plastic Surgery Reconstruction for Burns
2008,9 Oct Breast Cancer Reconstruction: Options and Outcomes
2007 Mar Bariatric Support Group: Rejuvenation after Weight Loss
2006 Oct Riverside Community Hospital, Women in Balance: Lotions, Potions, and Surgical Solutions


Hospital Affiliations
Redlands Community Hospital
Riverside Community Hospital
DeAnza Surgery Center
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center


Memberships
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
American College of Surgeons, Fellow

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Curriculum Vitae

Della C. Bennett, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgeon Education and CV

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery – Diplomat
  • American College of Surgeons – Fellow
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons – Member
  • California Society of Plastic Surgeons – Member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • DeAnza Outpatient Surgery Center
  • Redlands Community Hospital
  • Riverside Community Hospital
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
  • Operation Good Samaritan – Nuzvid, India
  • Dartmouth College 1992-1996
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine 1996-2000
  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine 2000-2006
  • Chief of Plastic Surgery Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
  • Assistant Clinical Professor Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Western University of Health Sciences – Clinical Preceptor
  • Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • University Southern California Primary Care Physician Assistant Program Preceptor
  • Tan E, Bennett DC. Distal Ulnar Defect Reconstruction. PSEN (e-pub) October, 2014.
  • Maher JL, Bennett DC, Bennett LL, Grothaus P, Mahabir RC. Breast augmentation: A geographical comparison. Can J Plast Surg. 2010 Winter;18(4):e44-6.
  • Sasaki GH, Komorowka-Timek ED, Bennett DC, Gabriel A. An objective comparison of holding, slippage, and pull-out tensions for eight suspension sutures in the malar fat pads of fresh-frozen human cadavers. Aesthet Surg J. 2008 Jul-Aug;28(4):387-96.
  • Komorawska-Timek E, Gabriel A, Bennett DC, Miles D, Garberoglio C, Cheng C, Gupta S. Artificial dermis as an alternative for coverage of complex scalp defects following excision of malignant tumors. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Apr;115(4):1010-7.
  • Bennett DC, Hauck RM. Intraosseous ganglion of the lunate. Ann Plas Surg. 2002 Apr; 48(4):439-42.