Dr. Robert Wiencek Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Wiencek Jr, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
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60 y/o
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Dr. Robert Wiencek Jr, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

St. Rose Stanford Clinics

7190 S Cimarron Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89113
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
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more than 97% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 87% of peers
Thoracentesis
high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wiencek Jr "As a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon I am an optomist. I will always choose to help if I feel there is a chance. I am an aggressive surgeon but I would like to think that I always try to accurately assess the risks of surgery and the benefits. I also choose to always treat people with respect."
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Septal Defect
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Wayne St University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wiencek Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wiencek Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wiencek Jr to family and friends
4.7
based on 39 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Wiencek Jr's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

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Excellent, professional and caring Dr.
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The best!
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I am currently a patient. I see him regularly for an ongoing medical issue. He has the BEST bedsoide manner. Patient and caring.. Takes the time to make sure I understand what is happening. His peers also recommend him and respect him.
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In 2010 Dr. Wiencek preformed open heart surgery on me to replace my aortic valve. He is an excellent Doctor and Surgeon; very caring and able to tell his patient about their procedure and what to expect in language that the man in the street can understand. You won't be sorry if you chose Dr....more
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My friend had a Nuss Procedure by Dr Wiencek (lateral placement titanium bar under the sternal/costal region of chest). He wants me to give Dr W a 5 star rating!! He says he has little physical pain & it's only day 2!! He's walked 3x already, says his chest pressure's gone, can swallow more easily,...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wiencek Jr accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Wiencek Jr has admitting privileges

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St. Rose Dominican, San Martin Campus
8280 W Warm Springs Rd
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St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus
3001 Saint Rose Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052
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