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Cliff Connery

Cliff P. Connery, M.D.

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place
Dyson Center 3rd floor
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
United States
1 845-483-6920
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Medical Director Dyson Center for Cancer Care Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Director of Thoracic Oncology 2014-present
Chief Thoracic Surgery Division
Beth Israel Medical Center (2001-2014) St Lukes and Roosevelt Hospitals (1996-2014)
Director Comprehensive Thoracic Oncology Program Continuum Cancer Centers of New York 2010 to 2014
Clinical Professor of Surgery Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons to 2013

Other Interests

Lung Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Mediastinal Tumors
Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Thoracic Oncology
Myasthenia Gravis


Robotic Thoracic Surgery Applications

Intrathoraic Perfused Hyperthermic Chemotherapy for Pleural Metastases

Additional Educational Information

College of William and Mary (B.S. 1980)
Eastern Virginia Medical School (M.D. 1984)
S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook General Surgery Residency (1984-1989)
University of Rochester Cardiothoracic Research (1989-1990)
University of Rochester Thoracic Surgery Residency ( 1990-1992)

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Thoracic
  • Professional Affairs
  • Mediastinum
  • Pericardium
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Trachea and bronchi
  • Lung
  • Cancer
  • Diaphragm
  • Esophagus