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Dr. George Woelfel Jr, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Woelfel Jr

Dr. George Woelfel Jr, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1978 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery.


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Dr. Woelfel Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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Dr. Woelfel Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woelfel Jr treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Woelfel Jr treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woelfel Jr treats Vascular Disease more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Woelfel Jr treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Woelfel Jr treats Heart Disease more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Woelfel Jr treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Woelfel Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

Dr. George Woelfel Jr, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1978 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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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...Read 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...Read 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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Saint Clair Hospital

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