Areas of Expertise
Opioid use disorder in pregnancy, buprenorphine in the management of opioid use disorder in pregnancy.
Tara Benjamin, M.D., M.S., a native of Louisiana, is board certified in OB/GYN and maternal-fetal medicine. Education: B.S. from Xavier University of Louisiana, M.D. from Harvard Medical School, OB/GYN residency at Tulane University, fellowship at IU School of Medicine, master's in clinical research at IU School of Medicine. She is assistant professor of clinical OB/GYN at IU School of Medicine, and director of the maternal recovery program for Riley Maternity and Newborn Health. She has a niche in opioid use disorder in pregnancy and a DEA waiver to prescribe buprenorphine for 100 patients. Since becoming faculty in August 2015, she and her team have managed almost 300 pregnant women.View full bio
“Addicted Moms-to-Be.” No Limits, WFYI-FM, July 27, 2017. http://www.wfyi.org/programs/no-limits/radio/Addicted-Moms-To-Be
“Afraid to Treat Pregnant Women, Doctors Drop Addicted Patients at a Vulnerable Time.” Side Effects Public Media, Aug. 2, 2017. http://www.wfyi.org/news/articles/afraid-to-treat-pregnant-women-doctors-drop-addicted-patients-at-a-vulnerable-time
“Born Addicted.” WTHR, Feb. 2, 2017. http://www.wthr.com/article/born-addicted-thursday-at-11-pm