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Elisabeth                      Dexter

Elisabeth U. Dexter MD

Department of Surgery

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Thoracic Surgery

 

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine (2001)
  • Fellowship, Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital (1999)
  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (1999)
  • Residency, General Surgery Residency, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (1996)
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University (1990)
  • BS, Chemistry, Bowling Green State University, Magna Cum Laude (1986)
Employment:
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology, Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2009-present)
  • Director, Community Thoracic Oncology Outreach, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2009-present)
  • Director, Thoracic Surgery Training Program, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2009-present)
  • Associate Professor, Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2009-present)
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2009)
  • Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2008–2009)
  • Assistant Professor of Surgeey, Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2002–2009)
  • Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Veterans Adminstration Medical Center (2002–2009)
  • Assistant Professor, Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2002–2009)
  • Division Chief, Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Syracuse Veterans Administration Medical Center (2002–2009)
  • Cardiothoracic staff surgeon, Cardiothoracic staff surgeon, Mercy Medical Center of Sioux City, IA (2000–2001)
  • Junior Clerk, School of Medicine Office of Academic Affairs, Case Western Reserve University - School of Medicine Office of Academic Affairs (1986–1987)
  • Laboratory Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Bowling Green State University (1984–1985)
  • Stockroom Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Bowling Green State University (1982–1983)
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Journal Articles:
  • Dexter EU. Influence of procedure classification on process variability and parameter uncertainty of surgical case durations. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2010; 110(4).
  • Dexter EU. Prospective trial of thoracic and spine surgeons' updating of their estimated case durations at the start of cases. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2010; 110(4).
  • Dexter EU, Katzenstein A-LA, Mukhopadhyay S, Zanardi C. Clinicallly occult fibrosis in smokers: a surprisingly frequent finding in lobectomy specimens. Human Pathology. 2010; 41(3).
  • Dexter EU. Treatment advances for medically inoperable non-small cell lung cancer. Lancet Oncol. 2009; 10.
  • Dexter EU. Both bias and lack of knowledge influence organizational focus on first case of the day starts. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2009; 108.
  • Dexter EU. Cystic Metastases of a Papillary thyroid mimicking a primary mediastinal cyst. J Thorac Oncol. 2009; 4.
  • Dexter EU. Definitive treatment of poor-risk patients with stage I lung cancer: a single institution experience. J Thorac Oncol. 2009; 4.
  • Dexter EU. Systematic review of general thoracic surgery articles to identify predictors of operating room case durations. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2008; 106.
  • Dexter EU. Application of a similarity index to state discharge data to identify opportunities for growth of surgical and anesthesia practices. Anasthesia and Analgesia. 2007; 104.
  • Dexter EU. Dose intensive thoracic radiotherapy for high-risk patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer. Clinical Lung Cancer. 2005; 6(6).
  • Dexter EU. Quantifying effect of a hospital's caseload for a surgical specialty on that of another hospital using market segements including procedure, prayer, and locations of patients' residences. Health Care Management Sceince. 2005; 8.
  • Dexter EU. Pathologic quiz case: chest wall mass in a 74-year-old man. Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma. Archives of Pathology. 2003; 127(10).
  • Dexter EU. In vivo Demonstration of cavitation potential of a mechanical heart valve. ASAIO Journal. 1999; 45(5).
  • Dexter EU. Computer simulation of changes in nursing productivity from early tracheal extubation of coronary artery bypass graft patients. J Clin Anesth. 1999; 10(7).
  • Dexter EU. Negative pressure transients with mechanical heart valve closure: correlation between in vitro in vivo results. Ann Biomed Eng. 1998; 26(4).
  • Dexter EU. Lobar pulmonary edema due to mitral regurgitation. Diagnosis of echocardiography. J Cardiac Surg. 1997; 12.
  • Dexter EU, Yamashita TS, Donovan C, Gerson SL. Modulation of 06-Alkylguanine-DNA Alkyltransferase in Rats Following Intravenous Administration of 06-Methylguanine.. Cancer Research. 1989; 9.
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Abstracts:
  • Dexter EU. Sympathetic denervation prevents induction of VT early after coronary artery occlusion in the dog. P.A.C.E.. 1993; 16(4).
  • Dexter EU, Ben-Haim SA, Rath TE, Martins JB. Sympathetic Denervation Prevents Induction of VT Early After Coronary Artery Occlusion in the Dog.. P.A.C.E.. 1993; 16(4).
Books and Book Chapters:
  • Dexter EU. Perioperative Care of the thoracic Surgical Patient.. Sabiston and Spencer's Surgery of the Chest.. 2009.
  • Dexter EU, Jahangir N, Kohman LJ. Resection for Lung Cancer in the Elderly Patient. Thorac Surg Clin. 2004; 14.

Professional Memberships:
  • American College of Surgeons - Fellow; Fellow (2005–present)
  • General Thoracic Surgical Club (2004–present)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncologists (2003–2008)
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons - Member (2003–present)
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons - Candidate Group (2001–2002)
  • Women in Thoracic Surgery (1997–present)
  • Association of Women Surgeons (1995–present)
  • American Medical Association (1994–1999)
  • American College of Surgeons - Candidate Group; Candidate Group (1992–2005)

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Contact Information

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: (716) 845-8675
Fax: (716) 845-7692
Email: edexter2@buffalo.edu


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