Elisabeth Dexter, MD, FACS

Elisabeth Dexter, MD, FACS

Attending Surgeon, Department of Thoracic Surgery
Associate Professor of Oncology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo
Areas of Expertise: 
Benign esophageal disease and esophageal cancer
Benign lung disease and lung cancer
Mediastinal and chest wall tumors
Mesothelioma
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
General Thoracic Surgery Club
Women in Thoracic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
American College of Chest Physicians