Dr. Robert G. Wiencek Jr., MD

Dr. Robert G. Wiencek Jr., MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male | 58 years old

As a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon I am an optomist. I will always choose to...Read more

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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      4.6 based on 28 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Wiencek Jr.'s Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      I was recommended by other physicians to see this specialist for my tracheal stenosis. I am in the industry and so I did some checking around. He got nothing but rave reviews from the staff at the hospitals and his peers. He has a great bedside manner. I trust the information he gave me was complete and honest. I was able to ask questions and he took his time answering them. I have been through a major medical issue this past 6 months, he "held my hand" to help me get through this.
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      Dr. Weincek has saved my life, more than once. He is a Wonderful Surgeon and a Terrific Person, who really, truly, cares about his patients. I would and do, recommend him to other people. He is the real deal!!
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      Specialties

      • Cardiac Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Pediatric Surgery
      • Thoracic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Thoracic Surgery

      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 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • Second-Degree Burns
      • Septal Defect
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thrombosis
      • Thymomas
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • 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 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
      • 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
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Segmentectomy, Open
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Saint Louis University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1983

      • Residency Hospital
        Wayne St University

        Completed in 1991

      • Undergraduate School
        University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

        Graduated in 1979

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
      • Vietnamese
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
      • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Wiencek Jr.'s Care Philosophy

      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.