Dr. Benny Weksler, MD

Dr. Benny Weksler, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Benny Weksler, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 21 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
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Weksler performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Weksler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weksler "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."

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

72  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weksler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weksler's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weksler to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Weksler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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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