Dr. Lewis Wetstein, MD

Dr. Lewis Wetstein, MD

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Age 71
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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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Dr. Wetstein's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wetstein treats Pulmonary Disease more than 20% of his peers

Dr. Wetstein treats this condition more than 20% of his peers

Decortication and Pleurectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wetstein performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 19% of his peers

Dr. Wetstein performs this procedure more than 19% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wetstein treats Heart Disease more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Wetstein treats this condition more than 18% of his peers

Dr. Wetstein's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Dr. Wetstein's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wetstein

1.9

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
78.57142857142857%
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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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