Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD

Vascular NeurologyMaleAge 69

Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities Pennsylvania Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Wechsler to book an appointment.

Dr. Wechsler

Univ Pittsburgh Phys Neur

3471 5th Ave Ste 1103 Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Accepting new patients

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  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Stroke Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
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Dr. Wechsler's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
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Treatment Frequency

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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Treatment Frequency

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) 692-4920

Dr. Wechsler accepts the following insurance:

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Amerihealth
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Wechsler, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Education

Mass Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
Residency Hospital
1978
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Dr. Wechsler frequently treats Cerebral Artery Thrombosis, Stroke, and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Wechsler treats.

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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Locations

Univ Pittsburgh Phys Neur

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

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

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Pennsylvania Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

21 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

UPMC Presbyterian

Pittsburgh, PA

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received