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Dr. Andrew Stephen Wechsler MD is a male Surgeon, has 46 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
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Dr. Andrew Wechsler has 10 office locations.
744 N Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Andrew Wechsler is Excellent. Dr. Wechsler has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Andrew Wechsler, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myocardial Stunning
  • Thymus Gland Removal (Thymectomy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Wechsler graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Keynote Speaker Asian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, 2006 Keynote Speaker Japanese Cardiac Surgical Society, 2006 Named in "The Best Doctors in America", Naifeh & Smith, 1992-2006 Keynote Speaker Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, 2005 Keynote Address Japanese Cardiac Surgical Society, 2001 Awarded Veteran`s Administration Clinical Investigatorship, 1974 S.A.M.A. "Golden Apple" Award for Best Housestaff Teacher, 1973 NY State Scholar Incentive Award Senior Research Prize, State University of New York National Science Foundation Summer Research Fellow, 1962 and 1963


Dr. Wechsler has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center 
  • VCU Health System 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Wechsler accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Independence Blue Cross - 5 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 9 plans
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 5 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans


  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Andrew S. Wechsler practice?
Dr. Andrew Wechsler practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Chester, PA and Darby, PA.
See Philadelphia Surgeons.