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Steven J. Weiss, MD

Steven J. Weiss, MD Physician

Chief, Cardiac Surgery, Chester County Hospital Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dr. Weiss is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Steven J. Weiss

Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Cardiac Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 1988

Clinical Expertise:

  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arterial Conduit Coronary Bypass
  • Atrial Septal Defect Closure
  • Bloodless Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery in Elderly
  • Cardiopulmonary Disease
  • Complex Valve Repair
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)
  • Coronary Surgery - Minimally Invasive, Hybrid
  • Heart Disease in African Americans
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • High Risk Cardiac Surgery
  • Ischemic Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Valve Surgery
  • No-Touch Technique Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Obstructive Cardiomyopathies
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Patient Safety Science
  • Revascularization

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Better Health
  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania
Residency: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Residency: University of Maryland Hospital
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Memberships

American College of Cardiology, National American College of Chest Physicians, National American College of Surgeons, National American Heart Association, National American Lung Association of Pennsylvania, Local American Medical Association, National Delaware Valley Cardiac Surgical Quality Assurance Group, Local Keystone Peer Review Organization, Local Le Club Mitrale, National Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Pennsylvania Thoracic Society, Local Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Local Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Society of Thoracic Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Weiss is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Quigley RL, Weiss SJ, Highbloom RY, Pym J.: Creative arterial bypass grafting can be performed on the beating heart. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 72 (3): 793-797,2001.

Weiss SJ, Pym J. Highbloom RY, Quigley RL.: A novel approach to surgical revascularization of myocardium not amenable to conventional bypass techniques. Journal of the Pennsylvania Association of Thoracic Surgery 9 : 49-54,2001.

Weiss SJ, Morris T, Levine FH.: Improved neuropsychologic performance after warm vs. cold heart surgery. Heart Surgery Forum : 1995.

Fried DW, Zombolas TL, Weiss SJ.: Single pump mechanically aspirated venous drainage (SPMAVD) for cardiac reoperation. Perfusion 10 (5): 327-332,1995.

Weiss SJ.: Management of difficult coronary sinus rupture. [Case Report] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 58 (2): 548-550,1994.

Fried DW, Wilgus MA, Weiss SJ.: The proposed use of a 'screening test' to assess oxygenator performance. Perfusion 8 (4): 299-306,1993.

Weiss SJ, Sutter FP, Shannon TO, Goldman SM.: Combined cardiac operation and carotid endarterectomy during aortic cross-clamping. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 53 (5): 813-816,1992.

Brodell GK, Tuzcu EM, Weiss SJ, Simpfendorfer C.: Intra-aortic balloon pump rupture and entrapment. [Case Report] Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 56 (7): 740-742,1988.

Academic Contact Info

Chester County Hospital
701 East Marshall Street
2nd Floor

West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: 610-738-2690
Fax: 610-738-2696
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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