New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center

Eric R. Benson, MD

Eric R. Benson, MD is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in surgical treatment of hip and knee arthritis and sports medicine/knee arthroscopy. Dr. Benson graduated from The College of the Holy Cross, Summa Cum Laude before attending medical school at the University of Massachusetts. He interned at the University of Connecticut Health Center, Hartford Hospital and Saint Frances Hospital. He did his residency at the University of Connecticut Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, Saint Frances Hospital, Newington Children’s Hospital and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. His fellowship was in adult reconstruction at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Benson has been voted top Orthopaedic Surgeon by New Hampshire Magazine several times, was elected member Video Introduction of Best Doctors and received the 2004 Union Leader “Top 40 under 40” award.

Dr. Benson is a member of many professional societies including the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, University of Connecticut Orthopaedic Club, New Hampshire Medical Society, New Hampshire Orthopaedic Society, and New Hampshire Physician’s Organization. He also serves on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Arthroplasty and is a Clinical Consultant for Stryker Orthopaedics.

Dr. Benson’s clinical interests are surgical treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis, Sports Medicine, and Knee Arthroscopy. He has hospital privileges at Elliot Hospital, Elliot One Day Surgical Center, Catholic Medical Center, Bedford Ambulatory Surgical Center, and Parkland Medical Center.

Dr. Benson was voted Top Orthopaedic Surgeon by New Hampshire Magazine in 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2009. He was also elected a member of Best Doctors in July, 2007 and won the 2004 New Hampshire Union-Leader ‘Top 40 Under 40’ award. Dr. Benson’s hobbies and interests include golf, downhill skiing, cross-training in running and bicycling, baseball, and college basketball.

Dr. Benson performs surgery at the following facilities:
Bedford Ambulatory Surgical Center – Bedford
Catholic Medical Center – Manchester
Elliot Hospital – Manchester
Parkland Medical Center – Derry



Dr. Benson’s Care Team is here to support you as you overcome your injury, and get back to the activities you love.



CareTeam_Headshot_GoingsRobert D. Goings, PA-C

Robert works closely with Dr. Benson and may see you before and after surgery. He is board certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. Robert completed his masters program at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Manchester, New Hampshire.



CoordPlaceHolderErica M., Physician Coordinator


Erica manages Dr. Benson’s patient schedule and communication. If you have any questions or requests about your care, please give Erica a call.


CoordPlaceHolderChristina S., Surgery Coordinator


If you are having surgery, Christina will be your primary contact from the time Dr. Benson recommends surgery through your first post-operative visit. She will schedule both your surgery and any pre-operative tests you need.