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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery • Male • Age 55

9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Dr. Tweddell's Experience

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Procedures Dr. Tweddell Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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    Dr. Tweddell's Experience

    Dr. Tweddell's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
    • Maze Procedure
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Interrupted Aortic Arch
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Nyu Mc
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Washington University School Of Medicine

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Washington School Of Medicine
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tweddell & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Tweddell's Hospital Quality

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    MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN
    9000 W Wisconsin Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53226
    (414) 805-3666 (Office)
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