Dr. Lawrence M. Wei, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 57

200 Lothrop St Ste C700
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Key things you need to know about
Dr. Wei:

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Dr. Wei's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Wei's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Wei Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Wei Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wei

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
200 Lothrop St Ste C700
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
200 Delafield Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
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Healthgrades

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Dr. Wei's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    1
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Impella Device
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    2
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Septal Defect
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Wei

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    University Health Center Of Pittsburgh
    Complete in 1991

    Undergraduate Schools

    Princeton University
    Graduated in 1978
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wei & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Wei's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at UPMC Presbyterian where Dr. Wei has admitting privileges:

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    • UPMC Presbyterian

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wei

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wei to family and friends

    11 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

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    Dr. Wei's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 11 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Wei
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    same as
    national average

    How was your experience with Dr. Wei?

    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Wei and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

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    is confidential

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Wei accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

    A
    UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
    200 Lothrop St Ste C700
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 648-6200 (Office)
    B
    200 Delafield Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15215
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