Dr. Benny Weksler
I've won the following awards
Top Doctors, Pittsburgh Magazine
America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical
Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical
Thymic Carcinoma: a Multivariate Analysis of Factors Predictive of Survival in 290 Patients.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Nov (2012)
Major Perioperative Morbidity Does Not Affect Long-Term Survival in Patients Undergoing Esophagectomy for Cancer of the Esophagus or Gastroesophageal Junction.
World J Surg., Oct (2012)
Outcomes after minimally invasive esophagectomy: review of over 1000 patients.
Ann. Surg., Jul;256(1):95-103 (2012)
The role of adjuvant radiation therapy for resected stage III thymoma: a population-based study.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Jun;93(6):1822-8; discussion 1828-9 (2012)
Surgical resection should be considered for stage I and II small cell carcinoma of the lung.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Sep;94(3):889-93 (2012)
Thymomas and extrathymic cancers.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Mar;93(3):884-8 (2012)
Robot-assisted thymectomy is superior to transsternal thymectomy.
Surg Endosc., Jan;26(1):261-6 (2012)
Oncologic efficacy is not compromised, and may be improved with minimally invasive esophagectomy.
J. Am. Coll. Surg., Apr;212(4):560-6; discussion 566-8 (2011)
Robotic-assisted resection of a thymoma after two previous sternotomies.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Aug;90(2):668-70 (2010)
Lung hernia after video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy.
Innovations (Phila)., 5(4):300-2 (2010 Jul-Aug)
High-dose-rate surface brachytherapy to boost elongated, curvilinear incisional scars after extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma treated with adjuvant intensity-modulated radiation therapy.
Brachytherapy., 9(1):86-90 (2010 Jan-Mar)
Comparison of ultrasonic scalpel to electrocautery in patients undergoing endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy.
Ann. Thorac. Surg., Oct;88(4):1138-41 (2009)
Transection of more than one sympathetic chain ganglion for hyperhidrosis increases the severity of compensatory hyperhidrosis and decreases patient satisfaction.
J. Surg. Res., Sep;156(1):110-5 (2009)
Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy: at what level should you perform surgery?
Thorac Surg Clin., May;18(2):183-91 (2008)