Dr. Lawrence Wei, MD

Dr. Lawrence Wei, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wei performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Wei's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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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34  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wei to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Wei's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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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...more
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