Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD

Vascular NeurologyMaleAge 68

Dr. Wechsler
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Univ Pittsburgh Phys Neur

3471 5th Ave Ste 1103 Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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(412) 692-4920

Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wechsler has more experience with Neurocritical Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wechsler to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Wechsler

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Wechsler treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Wechsler treats other conditions, please contact the office at (412) 692-4920.

Neurocritical Care

Neurocritical care specialists diagnose and treat severe and life-threatening neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and traumatic brain injury

Dr. Wechsler typically treats 66% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Brain Aneurysm
Cranial Trauma
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Dr. Wechsler's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Dr. Wechsler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Personal Choice PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Coventry Health America PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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About Me


Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Wechsler...Read more


  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology


Mass Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School


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What are Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Wechsler frequently treats Neurocritical Care. See all practice areas where Dr. Wechsler specializes.

Where is Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD's office located?

Dr. Wechsler's office is located at 3471 5th Ave Ste 1103, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Univ Pittsburgh Phys Neur

Kaufmann Medical Building3471 5th Ave Ste 1103 Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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UPMC Presbyterian

Pittsburgh, PA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average