Dr. Andrew S Wechsler MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Andrew Wechsler is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Crozer-Chester Medical Center and Hahnemann University Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 50 years. He is one of 9 doctors at Crozer-Chester Medical Center and one of 3 at Hahnemann University Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Hahnemann University Hospital
Ranked #37 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1964 - 1966

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1970 - 1974

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Epicardial catheter-based ventricular reconstruction: a novel therapy for ischaemic heart failure with anteroapical aneurysm.
Cheng, Y.,Aboodi, M. S.,Wechsler, A. S.,Kaluza, G. L.,Granada, J. F.,Van Bladel, K.,Annest, L. S.,Yi, G. H.

Devices are only as safe as the surgeons who use them.
Wechsler, A. S.

Devices are only as safe as the surgeons who use them.
Wechsler, A. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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