About Dr. Eric Weiss,
Heart Valve Surgeon
Hello! My name is Dr. Eric Weiss and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2003. To date, I have performed approximately 3,000 cardiac surgeries, of which over 1,500 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center. Read more...
I believe my greatest strength is my ability to technically perform the most complex operations on the aortic and mitral valves as well as the thoracic aorta (root, ascending and arch) with excellent results. This stems from the vast experience and training I have focusing on surgery for complex valvular pathology, advanced aortic surgery and heart failure. I routinely perform operations in a way that is less invasive than traditional methods leading to faster recoveries and improved quality of life for our patients.
Patients who come to me can rest assured that every aspect of their surgery and post operative care will be performed and directed solely by me, and not a student, resident, fellow or trainee. I constantly strive to provide the most innovative and cutting edge care possible in a kind and compassionate manner, treating each patient with dignity and respect.
6 Patient Reviews for
"Great surgeon ! Very confident. Healing nicely. Saved my life, very grateful! "
-- Thomas Carlsem, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 12/06/2017
"I am 32 years old. I went from Chicago to Milwaukee specifically to Dr. Weiss for planned minimal invasive surgery, mitral valve repair. Great result! The surgery went excellent, no issues! The side scar is very small and most likely will be almost invisible. Highly recommend! I felt that Dr. Weiss cared for me, scheduled the surgery the day when he could get together his best team. Other doctors can treat you like "another body". Thank you Dr. Weiss! "
-- Serge P., Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 02/03/2017
-- Patrick Kerrigan, Aortic Valve, Valve Repair, 10/20/2015
He came to see me three times in the hospital. He is very modern and up-to-date in the latest sense. I had though I wanted a surgeon with 30 years or "road work"... Not so.
His bedside manner was above what I could have hoped for. To book he accomplished an amazing minimally invasive incision. This is important to a woman.
I have already recommended Dr. Weiss to an acquaintance who needs the same surgery."
-- Deirdre Hallat, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 10/08/2014
I will never forget him. God is good!"
-- Oscar Rodriguez, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 07/23/2014
-- Maureen Hoffman, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 06/13/2014
My Specialities &
My heart surgery specialties include:
- Aortic valve repair and replacement
- Minimally invasive mitral valve repair surgery
- Surgery of the thoracic aorta including minimally invasive approaches and aortic root surgery
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
- Aortic surgery including minimally invasive and hybrid approaches
- Valvular heart disease outcomes
- Clinical outcomes, biostatistics and scoring systems in cardiac surgery
Education, Training & Certificates
Dr. Eric Weiss, heart surgeon, graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2003.
After medical school, Dr. Weiss completed a General Surgery Residency at The Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery in 2006, a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 2009, a Masters in Public Health at The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Medicine in 2009, a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center in 2013, an Advanced Fellowship in Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplantation at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center in 2013, and an Advanced Fellowship in Aortic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in 2014.
Dr. Weiss is board-certified in both General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Dr. Weiss is the director of the thoracic aortic program and the surgical co-director of the structural heart/valve program. Both programs provide cutting edge treatments available with some of the best outcomes in the nation.
with Dr. Weiss
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Weiss, you can:
- Call (414) 368-9088 right now
- Request an appointment by clicking here.
The office of Dr. Weiss is located at 2901 W. Kinnickinnic River Parkway, Milwaukee, WI 53215. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.
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Page last updated: January 30, 2019