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Wilson Y. Szeto, MD

Wilson Y. Szeto, MD Physician

Associate Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Surgical Director, Transcatheter Cardio-Aortic Therapies Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia

Languages spoken:

  • Chinese

Dr. Szeto is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Wilson Y. Szeto

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2013-14

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2012 - 2017

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

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

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiac Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2004
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Aneurysms
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Root Surgery
  • Aortic Stent Graft
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery in Elderly
  • Complex Valve Repair
  • Endovascular Aortic Valve Repair
  • Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Stent Graft
  • Stent Graft Aneurysm Repair
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
  • Transcatheter Valvular Therapy
  • Vascular Stent

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • 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: Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania Association of Thoracic Surgery, Local Society of Thoracic Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Szeto 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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiac Surgery
51 North 39th Street
PHI Building - Suite 2A

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9595
Fax: (215) 243-3243
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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