Division of Hospital Medicine

Benjamin T. Galen, M.D.

Dr. Benjamin T. Galen

Instructor, Department of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

 

Professional Interests

Dr. Galen is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at Yale University.  As a hospital-based internist, he is committed to internal medicine education.  His other interests include point-of-care ultrasound, medical case reports, and clinical decision making.

 

Selected Publications

Zheng Q, Galen BT. Wellens' syndrome in an elderly patient with dementia. J Gen Intern Med. 2015. doi: 10.1007/s11606-015-3251-4 [doi].

Galen BT. Inpatient end-of-life decisions informed by definitive diagnosis. J Palliat Med. 2014. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2014.0319 [doi].

Galen BT. The impact of cost displays on ordering. J Gen Intern Med. 2014;29(10):1331-014-2944-4. doi: 10.1007/s11606-014-2944-4 [doi].

Galen BT, Federman DG. Large tophi and nodal arthritis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2014;20(6):336. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000000144 [doi].

Galen BT, Banach DB, Gitman MR, Trow TK. Meningoencephalitis due to gemella haemolysans. J Med Microbiol. 2014;63(Pt 1):138-139. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.063347-0 [doi].

Galen BT, Rose MG. Darier's sign in mastocytosis. Blood. 2014;123(8):1127.

Galen BT, Siegel MD. Sedation interruption for mechanically ventilated patients. JAMA. 2013;309(10):981-982. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.1004 [doi].

Galen BT. Is pocket ultrasound ready for prime time? Crit Care. 2012;16(6):436. doi: 10.1186/cc11827 [doi].

Galen BT. In support of residency training at an academic veterans hospital. Acad Med. 2012;87(8):993-994. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31825ccb4f [doi].

Galen BT. Post-test probability according to prevalence. J Gen Intern Med. 2011;26(10):1090; author reply 1091. doi: 10.1007/s11606-011-1787-5 [doi].

Galen BT, Martin AP, Hazrati E, et al. A comprehensive murine model to evaluate topical vaginal microbicides: Mucosal inflammation and susceptibility to genital herpes as surrogate markers of safety. J Infect Dis. 2007;195(9):1332-1339. doi: JID37614 [pii].

Doughty LA, Carlton S, Galen B, Cooma-Ramberan I, Chung CS, Ayala A. Activation of common antiviral pathways can potentiate inflammatory responses to septic shock. Shock. 2006;26(2):187-194. doi: 10.1097/01.shk.0000223129.79759.74 [doi].

Galen B, Cheshenko N, Tuyama A, Ramratnam B, Herold BC. Access to nectin favors herpes simplex virus infection at the apical surface of polarized human epithelial cells. J Virol. 2006;80(24):12209-12218. doi: JVI.01503-06 [pii].

Hazrati E, Galen B, Lu W, et al. Human alpha- and beta-defensins block multiple steps in herpes simplex virus infection. J Immunol. 2006;177(12):8658-8666. doi: 177/12/8658 [pii].

 

 

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Contact

Jack D. Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.904.2400
Fax: 718.904.2827
bgalen@montefiore.org

 
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