Elisabeth Dexter, MD, FACS, FCCP

Elisabeth Dexter, MD, FACS, FCCP

Attending Surgeon, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Department of Thoracic Surgery Quality Assurance Officer
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo
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Areas of Expertise: 
Benign lung disease such as emphysema
Lung cancer
Benign esophageal disease such as achalasia, hiatal hernia, gastroesophageal reflux, Zenkers diverticulum
Esophageal cancer
Mediastinal and chest wall tumors and cysts
Mesothelioma
Navigational bronchoscopy
Intrabronchial valves
Special Interests: 
Lung cancer staging and outcomes
Esophageal cancer staging and outcomes
Hospital and clinic process improvement
Perioperative value analysis
Perioperative quality improvement

Background

Education and Training: 
MD - Case Western Reserve University Medical School, Cleveland, OH
Residency: 
Cardiothoracic Surgery - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
General Surgery - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Fellowship: 
General Thoracic Surgery - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Cardiac Surgery - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Board Certification: 
Diplomate, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Professional Memberships: 
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Women in Thoracic Surgery
General Thoracic Surgery Club
American College of Surgeons - Surgical Outcomes Club
American College of Chest Physicians
Medical Society of the State of New York
Buffalo Surgical Society

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