Dr. Lawrence Wei, MD

Dr. Lawrence Wei, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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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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Dr. Wei's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wei performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Wei performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wei performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Wei performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wei performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Wei performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

Dr. Wei's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Wei's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wei

3.9

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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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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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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