Thoracic Surgery Division


Benny Weksler, MBA, MD, FACS

Benny Weksler, MBA, MD, FACS

Contact Person:
Leslie Lilligren, 901-448-2918, llilligr@uthsc.edu

Medical School

  • Medical School of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Post Doctoral Education

  • 2007-2008 - Fellow Minimally Invasive Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1995-1997 - Fellow Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • 1994-1995 - Chief Resident in Surgery, New York Medical College, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY
  • 1993-1994 - Resident in Surgery, New York Medical College, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY
  • 1991-1993 - Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • 1989-1991 - Resident in Surgery, New York Medical College, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY
  • 1988-1989 - Intern in Surgery, New York Medical College, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, New York

Board Certifications and Certificates

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - 1998
  • American Board of Surgery - 1996