KENNETH DRESSLER

Obituary
  • "To the Dressler Family -- Dr. Dressler was my oncologist in..."
    - Cindy Dworken
  • "As a cousin of Kenny's, I am deeply saddened. I had not..."
    - Laura Berk
  • "Dear Nancy - I was so shocked and saddened to hear of..."
    - Michael Koren
  • "I just learned of Dr. Dressler's passing and I am so..."
    - Sue Mattero
  • "So sorry to hear - Ken was an amazing physician, and person..."
    - Lisa Rubenstein, MD

DRESSLER--Kenneth, MD. Dr. Dressler has served as Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology at St. Vincent's Medical Center since 2007. At St. Vincent's and at Medical Specialists of Fairfield since 1998, he brought research trials of novel agents and treatment strategies to the community, as well as a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer care. Dr. Dressler also taught medical residents the complexities of cutting edge cancer care. Dr. Dressler graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis and received his medical degree from Harvard. He performed his residency at Mount Sinai, followed by a Fellowship at Cornell and a Fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering. Dr. Dressler has won numerous awards including the Charles A. Dana Research Fellow Award, the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Clinical Scholars Award and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences Fellowship Award. His clinical and academic posts included Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Yale University Department of Medical Oncology, and the Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons. His clinical research has been published in his field. Most recently, he was named St. Vincent's Physician of the year.

Published in The New York Times on July 29, 2012
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