Elisabeth U. Dexter MD, BS

Elisabeth Dexter

Elisabeth U. Dexter
MD, BS

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Thoracic Surgery

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



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:

  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Surgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2010-present)
  • Associate Professor, Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University (2009-present)
  • Associate 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)
  • Director of Thoracic Surgery Services, Surgery, Buffalo General Medical Center (2014–2015)
  • Associate Program Director, University at Buffalo (2011–2014)
  • 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:

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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.

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).

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Professional Memberships:

  • Buffalo Surgical Society, Vice-President (2018–2019)
  • Buffalo Surgical Society - , Secretary (2017–2018)
  • STS Workforce on Thoracic Surgery Resident Issues (2017–present)
  • Buffalo Surgical Society, Treasurer (2016–2017)
  • Health Informatics Committee for RPCI (2016–present)
  • Erie County Medical Society (2016–present)
  • Physician Preference Committee to the Mid Atlantic Purchasing Group (MAPC); Roswell Park Cancer Institute Representative (2016–present)
  • Erie County Medical Society (2015–present)
  • Buffalo Surgical Society - President (2013–present)
  • American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow (2012–present)
  • BMC Oncology Surgical Oncology and Imaging Section, Associate Editor (2012–present)
  • NCCN Lung Cancer Working Group (2012–present)
  • Leadership Buffalo (2011–2013)
  • Women in Thoracic Surgery - Website Editor (2011–2012)
  • Royal College of Physicians Faculty Development Program (2011–present)
  • Association of Women Surgeons - Women in Thoracic Surgery; Member at large (2009–2010)
  • 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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Service Activities:

  • Biostatistics Shared Resources Advisory Committee; Member (2017–present)
  • Utilization Review Committee; At Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center; Member (2016–present)
  • Transfusion Committee; Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center; Member (2015–present)

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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
edexter2@buffalo.edu