Benny  Weksler, MD

Benny Weksler , MD

Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Contact me at:
(901) 448-2918


Medical School

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery


Internship: (Surgery) New York Medical College, Lincoln Medical and Mental Center, Bronx, New York

Residency: (Surgery) New York Medical College, Lincoln Medical and Mental Center, Bronx, New York

Fellowship: (Research) Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York; (Cardiothoracic Surgery) New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; (Minimally Invasive Surgery, Thoracic Surgery) University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Professional Memberships

Surgical Society of New York Medical College (1996)

CTSNet (1997)

Society of Thoracic Surgeons (1999)

Brazilian Society of Thoracic Surgery (2000)

Society of Laparoendscopic Surgeons (2007)

General Thoracic Surgical Club (2008)

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons - SAGES (2008)

International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (2008)

Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians (2008)

Society of Laparoendscopic Surgeons (2008)

Fellow, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery (2009)

Association for Academic Surgery, Senior Member (2009)

Associate Clinical Member, Kimmel Cancer Center (2009)

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (2009)

Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society (2009)


UT Methodist Physicians - Thoracic Surgery

1211 Union Avenue, Suite 300
Memphis, TN 38104

(901) 448-2918