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Susan E. Wiegers, MD, FACC, FASE

CEO, Temple Faculty Practice Plan
Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs
Professor, Medicine

Susan Wiegers
For Patients
Contact Information

Contact Information


About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Valvular disease
  • Cardiac ultrasound
  • 3D transesophageal echo
  • Intraventional echocardiography

Research Interests

  • Heart failure and echocardiography
  • Left ventricular assist device
  • 3D echocardiography
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Echocardiography, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1989
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1988
  • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, 1984
  • MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, 1981
  • BA, Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1977


  • Internal Medicine, 1984
  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1989
  • Echocardiography, 1996


  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American Heart Association
  • American Medical Women's Association
  • European Society of Cardiology

Digital Bibliography

View PubMed Publications

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.