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Rebecca S. Wolfer, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Graduating with a medical degree from the University of Washington at St. Louis, she was also a member with the highest honors of the national medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Wolfer studied as a general surgery resident at the University of Maryland, completing a fellowship and specializing in cardiothoracic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. For her graduation year, she was named by her students as the teaching resident of the year. Having authored several teaching articles, such as Thymic Carcinoma Presenting as Cardiac Tamponade and Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Upper Extremity, she had them reviewed by peers and published in the Southern Medical Journal. Dr. Wolfer is board certified both as a general surgeon and as a cardiothoracic surgeon and currently practices at the Marshall University Medical Center.

  • Education & Training


    Washington University - 1990

    Medical School


    University of Maryland



    Medical College of Wisconsin


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Cabell Huntington Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (304) 526-2000

    1340 Hal Greer Boulevard

    Huntington, West Virginia 25701

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    Marshall University Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (304) 691-1630

    1600 Medical Center Dr

    Huntington, West Virginia 25701

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    St. Mary's Medical Center Huntington

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (304) 526-1234

    2900 1st Ave

    Huntington, West Virginia 25702

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Rebecca S. Wolfer has contributed to 2 publications.

    Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Upper Extremity

    Metzinger SE1, Wolfer RS, Disa JJ, Kupersmith JE, Robertson BC.

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    Thymic Carcinoma Presenting as Cardiac Tamponade

    Yaqub A, Munn NJ, Wolfer RS.

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    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

    American College of Chest Physicians

    American College of Surgeons

    Association for Academic Surgery

    General Thoracic Surgical Club