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Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 44
Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD
4.8 (133 Ratings)
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Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL.
Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD
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Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 44
Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience
Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL.

About

Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has 19 years experience. They graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. They currently practice at Practice. Dr. Wei has experience treating conditions like Lung Cancer and Esophageal Cancer among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Wei received an average rating of 4.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 133 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Wei is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Lung Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Lung Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Partial Lobectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Atrial Fibrillation
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Esophageal Diverticulum
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Interstitial Lung Disease
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Rib Fracture
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Closed Endoscopic Biopsy of Bronchus With Robotic Assistance
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Maze Procedure
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Robotic Assist
Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Lung Neoplasms
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cardiac Tamponade
Carotid Artery Disease
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Endocarditis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Varices
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Cancer
Lung Abscess
Malignant Mediastinal Tumor
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Pyloric Stenosis
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Septal Defect
Septic Embolism
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach Cancer
Subacute Endocarditis
Systolic Heart Failure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thymomas
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Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Acid Reflux Surgery
Anoscopy
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Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Colectomy
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Diaphragmatic Paraesophagel Hernia Robotic Assist
Duodenal Polypectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Removal
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloromyotomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sympathectomy
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 The Kirklin Clinic
    2000 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    13:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 13:00
  2. 2 Office
    703 19th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wei
4.8
Based on 133 Reviews
5 Stars (125)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (3)
2 Stars (1)
1 Star (3)

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Patient Reviews
Mar 17, 2024
Dr. Wei took extra time to send me information to help me make an informed decision on my choice between surgery and radiation for my lung cancer. I really believe my choice, his recommendation, will make my quality of life better.
Diane — Mar 17, 2024
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2005. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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Specialties*
Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    2005
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
Board Certifications
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Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Wei's profile.

Dr. Wei frequently treats the following conditions: Lung Cancer and Esophageal Cancer. See more on Sharecare.

Yes, Dr. Benjamin Wei, MD holds board certification in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.