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Dr. John Wolen, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Wolen

John Wolen Surgical Associates

21 Armory Dr Wheeling, WV 26003

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Dr. John Wolen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Wheeling, WV and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Marshall University in 2001 and specializes in general surgery.


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About Me

I focus solely on the patient and his/her needs.  This includes not just treating the disease process surgically but treating the patient as a whole.  In some cases, this means making the decision not to operate, which can be more difficult...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2007
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
Internship Hospital
2001
Marshall University
Medical School
1997
Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate School
2007
2002
2001
1997

Languages

  • German
  • English

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(304) 243-3160

Dr. Wolen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Select
American Republic
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
UPMC Health Plan
Wells Fargo Insurance

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for West Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wolen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ventral Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wolen treats Ventral Hernia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wolen treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wolen treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wolen treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wolen treats Umbilical Hernia more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Wolen treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Wolen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Wheeling Hospital

Wheeling, WV

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)