Dr. George Woelfel Jr, MD

Dr. George Woelfel Jr, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. George Woelfel Jr, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1978 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery.

400 Holiday Dr Ste 100

Pittsburgh, PA 15220

Contact Information

(412) 444-0098

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 87% of peers
Vascular Disease
high
more than 82% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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26  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Colo Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Colo Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Illinois
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Woelfel Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Woelfel Jr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Woelfel Jr to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Woelfel Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

After much consideration, we selected Dr. Woelfel for my 80-year-old fathers quadruple bypass. Our PCP and Cardiologist provided good references. Also, it was clear that he was well respected by the nursing staff at Saint Clair Hospital. Dr. Woelfel, his staff, and the nurses in the Cardiac ICU...more
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I chose Dr. Woelfel for my surgery partly because of my previous experience with him when he did my Mother's surgery, and partly because of the high regard the other professionals at St Clair held for him. I was impressed with his communications with me, before and after the surgery. My surgery...more
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He saved my life! I had to have immediate surgery in June 2016. Haven't had any complications since. There is nothing else to say. Thank you Dr Woelful.
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