Dr. Benny Weksler, MD

Dr. Benny Weksler, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Benny Weksler, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Federal University Of Brazil, Brazil in 1987 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1211 Union Ave

Memphis, TN 38104

Contact Information

(901) 448-2918

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Weksler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weksler treats Esophageal Cancer more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Weksler treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weksler performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Weksler performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Lung Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Weksler treats Lung Cancer more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Weksler treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. Weksler's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achalasia
Acid Reflux Surgery
Benign Tumor
Breathing Disorders
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endoscopic Laser Therapy
Endoscopy
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagogastroscopy
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagoscopy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Treatment
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Cancer
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimal Access Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
Myasthenia Gravis
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Percutaneous Procedures
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Biopsy
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Evacuation
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Procedures
Resection for Pulmonary Neoplasia
Respiratory Diseases
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Secondary Hypertension
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Surgery
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopy
Thoracotomy
Thymomas
Thymus Cancer
Tracheal Surgery
Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Every patient is different even when they have the same disease. My practice treats each patient as an individual and we tailor our treatment to each patient.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2007
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Cornell-New York Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
Residency Hospital
1989
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
Internship Hospital
1987
Federal University Of Brazil, Brazil
Medical School
2007
1997
1997
1995
1989
1987

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Best doctor ever. Had lung cancer. In the hospital for one day. Recoved at home in 3 weeks. Great doctor
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Dr. Weksler is knowledgeable and talented. He did robotic lung cancer surgery on my husband and was able to remove all the cancer. If we need another procedure, he'll be our first choice. His staff is great and Deanna is fantastic helping arrange things. Patsy Boren
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My mother was recently diagnosed with squamous cell esophagus cancer.She also recently passed away.My mom didn't want a stent because she was going to have chemoradiation and was worried if the tumor shrunk the stent would migrate.This man put a stent,feeding tube,and port Cath in my mother with no...Read More
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Dr Weksler was great gave my husband a new lease on life with his cancer surgery. We cant thank him enough
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
HealthSmart
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Classic Blue
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
UPMC Health Plan
Wells Fargo Insurance

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