Treatment & Services
- Aorta Surgery
- Aortic Valve Repair
- Aortic Valve Replacement
- Aortic Valve Surgery
- Cardiovascular Surgery Department
- Heart Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
- Mitral Valve Replacement
- Mitral Valve Surgery
- Modified David's Reimplantation Procedure
- Robotically Assisted Heart Surgery
- Robotically Assisted Mitral Valve Repair
- Surgery for Infective Endocarditis
- Surgery for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
- Surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate School - Lund University / Malmo University
Malmo, Sweden, SW
Residency - Lund University
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Medical Education - Lund University / Malmo University
Malmo, Sweden, SW
Heart valve surgery, including mitral valve repair, robotic mitral valve surgery, aortic valve repair and replacement, tricuspid valve repair (Cone repair), endocarditis; aortic aneurysm repair, including aortic root reconstruction and valve-sparing aortic root replacement with the David procedure; Maze III procedure for atrial fibrillation; myectomy and surgery to relieve left-ventricular outflow tract obstruction
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 5/23/2019, Dr. Wierup has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Wierup receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Medtronic ATS Medical, Inc.
- Edwards Lifesciences LLC
- CryoLife, Inc.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
120 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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 Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||3|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||5|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019
Always willing to sit and explain things to me. Answered all questions & concerns, always someone available, in person or by phone. Best doctors, surgeons, I could have possibly hoped for.
Reviewed on Sep 7, 2019
I am convinced that the dr.'s, nurses, facility & expertise is the greatest in the world.
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019
*Dr. Wierup is highly skilled and regarded!
Reviewed on May 29, 2019
*Dr. Wierup!! Excellent!!
Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019
*Dr. Wireup and all of his team are excellent and took very good care of me.
Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019
*Dr. Wierup not only combines great skills but also art. He has an effective and gentle bedside manner.
Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019
I am a physician and felt I received the respect I wanted.
Reviewed on Jan 28, 2019
*Dr. Weirup & his assistants were top notch. The BEST anywhere.
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