Physician Profile

Peter J. Deckers, M.D.

Dean Emeritus
Attending Staff, Department of Surgery
Office Locations:

Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Surgery
Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolAssumption Preparatory SchoolAcademic
Undergraduate SchoolCollege of the Holy CrossPre Med
Medical SchoolUniversity School of MedicineMedicine
InternshipBoston City HospitalV and VI Medical Service
ResidencyBoston University Medical CenterGeneral Surgery
ResidencyBoston University Medical CenterChief Resident, General Surgery
ResidencyBoston University Medical CenterJunior Assistant Resident, General Surgery
ResidencyBoston University Medical CenterSenior Resident, General Surgery
OtherBoston University Medical CenterAcademic Surgery
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Improving operating room turnover time: a systems based approach. Bhatt, Ankeet S; Carlson, Grant W; Deckers, Peter J. (2014). Journal of medical systems, 12, (38), 148.

Oral presentations. . (2014). Luminescence : the journal of biological and chemical luminescence, S1, (29 Suppl 1), 6-55.

Methyl sulfone manifests anticancer activity in a metastatic murine breast cancer cell line and in human breast cancer tissue--part 2: human breast cancer tissue. Caron, Joan McIntyre; Monteagudo, Luke; Sanders, Melinda; Bannon, Marissa; Deckers, Peter J. (2013). Chemotherapy, 1, (59), 24-34.

Constructive "fine tuning"--one hundred years later. Deckers, Peter J. (2010). Connecticut medicine, 10, (74), 629-31.

Early-stage invasive breast cancers: potential role of optical tomography with US localization in assisting diagnosis. Zhu, Quing; Hegde, Poornima U; Ricci, Andrew; Kane, Mark; Cronin, Edward B; Ardeshirpour, Yasaman; Xu, Chen; Aguirre, Andres; Kurtzman, Scott H; Deckers, Peter J; Tannenbaum, Susan H. (2010). Radiology, 2, (256), 367-78.