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Dr. Elisabeth Dexter, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Female · Age 55

Dr. Dexter

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

665 Elm St Buffalo, NY 14203

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Dr. Elisabeth Dexter, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(716) 845-3167

Dr. Dexter accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EBS-RMSCO
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Independent Health
Encompass
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Universal American
Universal Health Network
Univera Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Dexter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dexter performs Lung Surgery more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Dexter performs this procedure more than 96% of her peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dexter treats Lung Cancer more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Dexter treats this condition more than 94% of her 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
Empyema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dexter treats Empyema more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Dexter treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Dexter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophagostomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Septal Defect
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Elisabeth Dexter, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
Residency Hospital
1990
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Medical School
1986
Bowling Green State University
Undergraduate School
1990
1986

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