Dr. Lawrence Wei, MD

Dr. Lawrence Wei, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Lawrence Wei, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

200 Lothrop St Ste C800

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 648-6200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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more than 78% of peers
Pericardial Disease
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more than 72% of peers
Lung Surgery
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more than 71% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Health Center Of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wei has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wei's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wei

3.9

Based on 11 reviews

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Very kind and knowledgable. Clearly cares for his patients and takes the time to research the best way to treat each individual case. Very thankful for Dr. Wei!
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Mar 15, 2018
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I would not recommend Dr. Wei! He does not take the time to even discuss your situation. Of course we did not like hearing that he would not be willing to operate, but the least he could have done is showed a little compassion and spent a few minutes talking with us. It was like pulling teeth to...Read More
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Morgantown, WV – Nov 06, 2016
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