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Tammy M Baxter, MD

Tammy M Baxter, MD

Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Tammy Baxter, MD received her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. She completed a cardiothoracic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Subsequently, she completed an advanced thoracic fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. She is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgery, Women in Thoracic Surgery, General Thoracic Surgery Club, and Southern Thoracic Surgical Association and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Baxter is specially trained in minimally invasive thoracic surgery including robotic-assisted approaches. She previously served as an assistant professor of thoracic surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She served as medical director of the lung cancer screening program at the UM Sylvester Cancer Center. Her interests lie heavily in the early detection, treatment and cure of lung cancer. She also treats benign diseases of the lung as well as benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus.

Benign Esophageal Disease

Benign Lung Diseases


Disease of the Diaphragm

Esophageal Cancer


Lung Cancer


Minimally Invasive Thorascopy

Robotic Assisted Surgery Thoracic Surgery

Robotic Assisted Thorascopy


Thymic Disease

Tracheal Disease

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Learn More Last updated: 05/05/2017
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery - Primary
  • Thoracic Surgery - Board Certified
  • Gender: Female
  • Graduate Degree: Medical School - Emory University School of Medicine - 1999
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Medical College of Georgia - 2008
  • Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - 2009
  • English
  • TriStar Horizon Medical Center
  • TriStar Centennial Medical Center
  • TriStar Summit Medical Center