Brian M. Benway, MD

Brian M. Benway, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 1999-2003

Post Doctoral Education

Intern in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2003-2004

Resident in Urology, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2004-2007

Chief Resident in Urology, Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2007-2008

Fellow, Endourology and Robotic Surgery, Dept. of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2008-2010.

Board Certifications


Clinical Interests

Minimally invasive urologic surgery
Robot-assisted surgery (robotic prostate and kidney surgery)
Laparoscopic surgery
Endourology and stone disease
Kidney cancer
Prostate cancer

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Parkland Health Center
St. Louis VA Medical Center

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite C , 11th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110 314-362-8200
Fax: 314-454-5244

Selected Publications

Benway BM, Cabello JM, Figenshau RS, Bhayani SB. Sliding-clip renorrhaphy provides superior closing tension during robot-assisted partial nephrectomy. Journal of Endourology. 2010;24:605-608.

Desai AC, Jain S, Benway BM, Grubb RL, Picus D, Figenshau, RS. Splenic injury during percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a case report with novel management technique. Journal of Endourology. 2010;24:541-545.

Benway BM, Bhayani SB, Rogers CG, Porter JR, Buffi NM, Figenshau RS, and Mottrie A. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: an international experience. European Urology. 2010;57:815-820.

Benway BM, Bhayani SB. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: evolution and recent advances. Current Opinion in Urology. 2010;20:119-124.

Haseebuddin M, Benway BM, Bhayani SB. Robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy: Evaluation of learning curve for an experienced renal surgeon. Journal of Endourology. 2010;24:57-61.

Cabello JM, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS, Benway BM. Camera and trocar placement for robot-assisted radical and partial nephrectomy: Which configuration provides optimal visualization and instrument mobility? Journal of Robotic Surgery. 2009;3:155-159.

Gautam G, Benway BM, Bhayani SB, Zorn KC. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: Current perspectives and future prospects. Urology. 2009;74:735-740.

Benway BM, Rogers CG, Dulabon L, Bhayani SB, Patel M, Lipkin M, Wang AJ, Stifelman MD. Robot assisted partial nephrectomy versus laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a multi-institutional analysis of perioperative outcomes. Journal of Urology. 2009;182:866-872.

Benway BM, Kalidas P, Cabello JM, Bhayani SB. Does citation analysis reveal an association between the h-index and academic rank in Urology? Urology. 2009;74:30-33.

Benway BM, Baca G, Bhayani SB, Das NA, Katz MD, Diaz DL, Maxwell KL, Badawan KH, Talcott MR, Liapis H, Cabello JM, Venkatesh R, Figenshau RS. Selective versus non-selective arterial clamping during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: impact upon renal function in the setting of a solitary kidney in a porcine model. Journal of Endourology. 2009;23:1127-1133.

Cabello JM, Benway BM, Bhayani SB. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: surgical technique using the 3-arm approach and sliding-clip renorrhaphy. International Brazilian Journal of Urology. 2009;35:199-204.

Benway BM, Diaz D, Katz M, Vardi I, Chavla N, Desai A, Badwan K, Maxwell K, Baca G, Humphrey P, Bhayani SB, Figenshau RS. Open versus laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection: assessing adequacy of dissection in a porcine model. Journal of Endourology. 2009;23:485-488.

Benway BM, Wang AJ, Cabello JM, Bhayani SB. Robotic partial nephrectomy with sliding-clip renorrhaphy: technique and outcomes. European Urology. 2009;55:592-599.

Benway BM, Bhayani SB. Approach to the small renal mass: weighing treatment options. Current Urology Reports. 2009;10:11-16.

Shapiro E, Benway BM, Wang AJ, Bhayani SB. The role of nephron-sparing robotic surgery in the management of renal malignancy. Current Opinion in Urology. 2009:19(1):76-80.

Pub Med page for Brian M. Benway, M.D.


Benway BM, Figenshau RS, Andriole, GL. Renal Pelvic Tumors. In: Gomela, LG (ed.). 5-Minute Urology Consult. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010.

Benway BM. Commentary. Yearbook of Urology 2009. Andriole GL, Coplen DE (eds.). Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2009.

Benway BM, Bhayani SB. Lower urinary tract calculi. Campbell-Walsh Urology, 10th Ed. Submitted to editor, 2/09.

Benway BM, Mottrie A, Bhayani SB. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy. Patel, V (ed.). Submitted to editor, 11/09

Benway BM, Pinto PA, Bhayani SB. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: improving clinical and oncologic outcomes. Patel V. (ed.) Submitted to editor, 1/10.

Benway BM, Figenshau RS, and Bhayani SB. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy. Robotic Urologic Surgery (Wake Forest), Submitted to editor, 8/09.

Benway BM, Cabello JM, Bhayani SB. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: illustration of technique. Roswell Park Video Manual of Robotic Surgery. June 2010.

Benway BM, Andriole GL. Prostate Biopsy. Up-To-Date. Submitted to editor, 1/10.