Dr. Barry Weckesser, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(15)
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Dr. Barry Weckesser, MD
Dr. Barry Weckesser, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Venice, FL. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 50 years. Dr. Weckesser is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

1370 E Venice Ave Ste 102

Venice, FL 34285

Contact Information

(941) 412-0026

Dr. Barry Weckesser, MD

Dr. Barry Weckesser, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Weckesser performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weckesser "Our vision is to consistently exceed a patient's expectations in our comprehensive health care facility dedicated to the diagnosis, intervention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. We provide compassionate care to patients with an unwavering commitment to excellence."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Breath Testing
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Radiofrequency Ablation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American College Of Cardiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • U MD Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Board Certifide Internal Medicine University Of Florida
    Other Education | Completed 1975
  • Reg Qualification Granted By English Conjoint Board
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weckesser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weckesser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weckesser to family and friends
3.8
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Weckesser's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Venice, FL |
I would NEVER recommend Dr. Weckesser! He ordered a serious procedure, an arteriogram of the kidneys, which after the procedure Dr. Weckesser?s staff discovered this procedure was meant for ANOTHER patient whose report was filed in my medical records. When he found out, he stated it had happened before and apologized by not charging for the office visit. Also, the other patient had not been informed of the needed procedure. Medicare and secondary paid twice! His staff does most of
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Weckesser accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Aetna HMO
    Choice
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice PPO
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • AvMed
    AvMed HMO
    Open Access
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
    Blue Select
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Freedom
    Freedom HMO
    Tricare
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Weckesser has admitting privileges

Venice Regional Bayfront Health
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL 34285
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