Dr. Elisabeth Dexter, MD

Dr. Elisabeth Dexter, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Elisabeth Dexter, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

665 Elm St

Buffalo, NY 14203

Contact Information

(716) 845-3167

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Thoracentesis
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Dexter'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.

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*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Thymomas

30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dexter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dexter's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dexter to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Dexter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

best md i have seen
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