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WIESEL, ORY, MD

Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7686
Maimonides Medical Center
4802 TENTH AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY 11219

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
Biography

Dr. Ory Wiesel is a thoracic surgeon at Maimonides Medical Center. He specializes in minimally-invasive thoracic and esophageal surgery, with a focus on the surgical treatment of diseases of the chest and abdomen, including lung, esophagus, mediastinum and chest wall. Dr. Wiesel has particular interests in laparoscopy, VATS (video assisted thoracoscopic surgery), robotic and endoscopic surgery. After graduating summa cum laude from Semmelweis University of Medicine in Budapest, Hungary, Dr. Wiesel completed his general surgery residency at Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel where he was subsequently appointed as a staff surgeon. Dr. Wiesel began his academic thoracic surgical training at Brigham and Women's Hospital, the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, under the mentorship of the world leaders in lung and esophageal surgery. He completed fellowships in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, robotic surgery, and general foregut and thoracic surgery. Dr. Wiesel has authored multiple peer reviewed articles and book chapters and his research topics are surgery in the elderly and 3-D models in the perioperative setting. He also developed a small animal model for esophageal cancer and is interested in techniques for esophageal transplantation. Dr. Wiesel has earned several awards, including the 2015 AATS Graham Foundation Award and the seventh Khuri Shukri Award for clinical excellence. He speaks English, Hebrew, Hungarian and Arabic.

Areas of Expertise

General Surgery
Lung & Thoracic Cancer Care
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Outpatient Care - Bedford Avenue
Robotic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Achalasia
COPD
Diseases of the Chest Wall and Abdomen
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Dysmotility
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hyperhidrosis
Lung Cancer
Mesothelioma
Paraesophageal Hernia
Thymus and Mediastinum Conditions
Zenker's Diverticulum
Chest wall disorders
Airway surgery

Treatments

Advanced Bronchoscopy
Anti-Reflux Surgery
Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
Esophageal Surgery
Heller Myotomy
Image-Guided Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (iVATS)
Lung Cancer Surgery
Mediastinal Surgery
Palliation (Esophageal and Tracheal Stents)
Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
Sublobar and Lobar Lung Resection
Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Robotic Surgery

Education

Medical Degree

Semmelweis Medical University

Internship

Tel Aviv Medical Center

Residency

Tel Aviv Medical Center

Fellowship

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Locations
Maimonides Medical Center

4802 TENTH AVENUE
BROOKLYN, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-7686
Maimonides Doctors Bedford Avenue

3619 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Telephone: 718-635-6650
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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