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Slater, Dennis Eli, MD

Medical Staff Vice President, Backus Hospital





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Hematology / Oncology
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Internal Medicine

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Integrated Care Partners
  • Backus Hospital


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Medical School
New York University School of Medicine

Washington University


Dr. Dennis Slater, is a medical oncologist on the Backus Hospital medical staff, medical director of oncology services and an attending physician in the Anticoagulation Clinic. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Washington University and a medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. Board certified in medical oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, he is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Aetna, Anthem, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, First Health Group Corp., Health New England, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, Oxford Health Plans, United Healthcare, BCBS Medicare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Healthy Connecticut, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc., One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, CarePartners of Connecticut

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