Dr. Bennett is a life-long resident of Queens. He graduated with honors, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Queens College in 1998. He earned his MD at New York Medical College in Valhalla, Westchester in 2002. Dr. Bennett is double Board-Certified having completed residencies at New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) in both Internal Medicine (2005) and Emergency Medicine (2009). In addition, he was appointed an Instructor of Emergency Medicine in Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in July 2011.
Dr. Bennett has been an active member of Hatzalah Volunteer Ambulance Service, serving as a volunteer Paramedic since 1999 and was a first-responder on 9/11 in New York City. For his commitment to the New York City Police Department, Dr. Bennett was appointed an Honorary NYPD Police Surgeon by former Commissioner Ray Kelly in 2013.
He served as Medical Director of Emergency Medical Services at JFK Airport at the Port Authority of NY/NJ from 2010- 2018 and was the Director of the Emergency Medicine Training Center at NYHQ from 2008-2018. He is an On-Line Medical Control Physician for New York City as well as the Hudson Valley.
Dr. Bennett divides his time working as a full-time Attending Physician in the Emergency Room at NYHQ and tending to the Internal Medicine practice he shares with his father Dr. Leslie Bennett. His patients range in age from 1 day to 120 years old.