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Susan E. Wiegers, MD, FACC, FASE


Cardiology (General), Cardiovascular Imaging

about me
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Cardiac ultrasound
  • 3D transesophageal echocardiogram
  • Interventional echocardiography
Research Interests
  • Heart failure and echocardiography
  • Left ventricular assist device
  • 3D echocardiography
  • MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Fellowship, Echocardiography, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • European Society of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
Awards and Honors
  • E.F. Adolph Award for Excellence in Physiology, University of Rochester
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Rochester
  • Bryce Collier Award, University of Rochester
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Echocardiography Fellowship
  • National Research Service Award, MA General Hospital
  • Merck Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Donna McCurdy Teaching Award, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System Community Affairs Annual Health System Award
  • University City Hospital Coalition Award
  • Humanism in Medicine Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Gold Humanism Honor Society Judge, Young Investigators Award Competition, American Society of Echocardiography National Meeting
  • Richard Propp Excellence in Teaching Award, American Society of Echocardiography
  • American College of Cardiology/Pfizer Visiting Professorship in Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
  • Judge, Arthur E. Weyman Young Investigators Awards Finalists
  • Top Doctors, Cardiovascular Disease, Philadelphia magazine, 2018-2019

Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140


Digital Bibliography

Wiegers, SE; Plappert, T; St. John Sutton, M. Echocardiography in Practice: A Case Oriented Approach. London: Dunitz, 2001.

Silvestry, FE; Wiegers, SE. Intercardiac Echocardiography. Oxon: Taylor & Francis, 2006.

St. John Sutton, M.; Wiegers, SE. Echocardiography in Heart Failure. New York: Saunders, 2011.