Dr. Lewis Wetstein, MD

Dr. Lewis Wetstein, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Lewis Wetstein, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Freehold, NJ and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from U Barcelona in 1973 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

143 South St

Freehold, NJ 07728

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Decortication and Pleurectomy
more than 66% of peers
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
more than 66% of peers
Lung Surgery
more than 55% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • U Barcelona
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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My daughter was in er this man who calls himself a dr was on call. He inserted a chest tube to re inflate her lung. So far in her lung she had to be on major pain meds the whole time she was in the hospital. Wanted to operate before he even saw her X-rays. I took him off case and hired my own...Read More
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My sister was in NJ and had recurrence of cancer which had gone into her lung. She was taken to the hospital where he did a thoracostomy. Her bill after Medicare was $300. She is unable to pay from her fixed income. He sent summons to her friend to pay HER bill as he says she signed something but...Read More
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Admitted to the ER Wetstein was consulted for a possible pneumothorax. Pulmonary reviewed a chest xray showing it resolved. Despite this fact he charges my father for that visit and a follow up visit. He was never treated. Within a week a bill was sent for services not performed, one month later...Read More
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