Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD

Vascular NeurologyMaleAge 70

Vascular Neurology

Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania / School Of Medicine in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

3471 5th Ave Ste 810 Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Wechsler's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
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Dr. Wechsler treats Cerebral Artery Thrombosis more than 84% of his peers

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

Stroke
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Dr. Wechsler treats Stroke more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Wechsler treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Stroke
  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome
  • Bilateral Stroke
  • Brainstem Strokes
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wechsler treats Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Wechsler treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Wechsler's conditions and procedures:

  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

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(412) 692-4600

Dr. Wechsler accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Education

1978
University Of Pennsylvania / School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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What conditions does Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD treat?

Dr. Wechsler frequently treats the following conditions: Cerebral Artery Thrombosis, Stroke, and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA). See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD's office address?

Dr. Wechsler's office is located at 3471 5th Ave Ste 810, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital.

Is Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Neurology, and Vascular Neurology.

How much experience does Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD have?

Dr. Wechsler has over 44 years of healthcare experience.

Locations

Practice

University of Pittsburgh Physicians3471 5th Ave Ste 810 Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Upmc Presbyterian200 Lothrop St Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Wechsler is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

85% Patients that would definitely recommend, 15% higher than the national average

44 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Pennsylvania Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

79% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% higher than the national average

38 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2023)