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Ethan R. Wiesler, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.6 out of 5

217 Ratings
14 Comments
 

Ethan R. Wiesler, M.D.

Professor,

Clinical Interests

Upper Extremity Fracture Fixation, Shoulder Replacement, Trauma/Sports Medicine of the Upper Extremity, Arthroscopy of the shoulder/elbow/wrist, Upper Extremity Injury and Pathology, Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Instability, Orthopaedics

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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Additional Languages

French, Hebrew, Japanese

Education & Training

  • B.A., Colby College, 1986
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 1994
  • Internship, Orthopaedic Surgery, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1995
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1999
  • Fellowship, Hand/Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgery, WFUSM Affiliated Hsps, 2000

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Memberships

  • Int'l Soc Arthro Knee Surg Ort
  • NC Soc for Surg of the Hand
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • North Carolina Orthopedic Assn
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Southern Orthopedic Assn
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Am Soc Of Surgery Of The Hand
  • AO North America

NPI Number

  • 1538146147
Ethan R. Wiesler, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

217 Ratings
14 Comments
 

Ethan R. Wiesler, M.D.

Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

health services, research/outc

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Academic: 336-716-9351 | Department: 336-716-8200

Recent Publications

Chawla A, Wiesler ER. Nonspecific wrist pain in gymnasts and cheerleaders. Clin Sports Med. 2015;34(1):143-149.

Braun B, Bogle A, Wiesler E. Morphometric analysis of distal interphalangeal joint and implications for arthrodesis with a headless compression screw. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2015;24(1):5-11.

Plate JF, Gaffney DL, Emory CL, Mannava S, Smith BP, Koman LA, Wiesler ER, Li Z. Randomized comparison of volar locking plates and intramedullary nails for unstable distal radius fractures. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2015;40(6):1095-1101.

Cartwright MS, Griffin LP, Dowlen H, Bargoil JM, Caress JB, Li ZJ, Defranzo AJ Jr, Wiesler ER, Tuohy CJ, Balakrishnan N, Molnar JA, Baute V, Koman LA, Poehling GG, Walker FO. A randomized trial of diagnostic ultrasound to improve outcomes in focal neuropathies. Muscle Nerve. 2015;52(5):746-753.

Braun BM, Li Z, Wiesler ER. Dissatisfaction after trapezial-metacarpal arthroplasty. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2014;39(5):973-975.

Bhandari M, Tornetta P III, Rampersad SA, Sprague S, Heels-Ansdell D, Sanders DW, Schemitsch EH, Swiontkowski M, Walter S, Webb LX, Teasdall RD, Birkedal JP, Martin DF, Ruch DS, Kilgus DJ, Pollock DC, Harris MB,. (Sample) size matters! An examination of sample size from the SPRINT trial study to prospectively evaluate reamed intramedullary nails in patients with tibial fractures. J Orthop Trauma. 2013;27(4):183-189.

Wiesler ER, Sarlikiotis T, Mavrogenis AF, Kokkalis ZT. Attrition tendinitis of long head of biceps brachii in relation to humeral head osteonecrosis: case report. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2013;22(3):245-248.

Freilich AM, Dudoussat BS, Nunez FA, Sarlikiotis T, Wiesler ER. Wrist arthroscopy In: Bhandari M, Adili A, eds. Evidence-based orthopedics. Chichester, West Sussex (UK): Wiley-Blackwell;2012: 969-978.

Wiesler ER, Sarlikiotis T, Rogers S, Papadonikolakis A, Poehling GG. Arthroscopic debridement for osteochondral injury of the elbow trochlea: a case report with a long-term follow-up. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011;20(2):e18-e22.

Cartwright MS, White DL, Demar S, Wiesler ER, Sarlikiotis T, Chloros GD, Yoon JS, Won SJ, Molnar JA, Defranzo AJ, Walker FO. Median nerve changes following steroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome. Muscle Nerve. 2011;44(1):25-29.

Simunovic N, Walter S, Devereaux PJ, Sprague S, Guyatt GH, Schemitsch E, Tornetta P III, Sanders D, Swiontkowski M, Bhandari M, Webb LX, Teasdall RD, Birkedal JP, Martin DF, Ruch DS, Kilgus DJ, Pollock DC, Harris MB, Wiesler ER,. Outcomes assessment in the SPRINT multicenter tibial fracture trial: adjudication committee size has trivial effect on trial results. J Clin Epidemiol. 2011;64(9):1023-1033.

Bak K, Wiesler ER, Poehling GG. Consensus statement on shoulder instability. Arthroscopy. 2010;26(2):249-255.

Anz AW, Bushnell BD, Bynum DK, Chloros GD, Wiesler ER. Pediatric scaphoid fractures. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2009;17(2):77-87.

Chloros GD, Wiesler ER, Papadonikolakis A, Li Z, Smith BP, Koman LA. Complex regional pain syndrome after distal radius fractures In: Slutsky DJ, Osterman AL, eds. Fractures and injuries of the distal radius and carpus: the cutting edge. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier;2009: 247-257.

Harreld KL, Marker DR, Wiesler ER, Shafiq B, Mont MA. Osteonecrosis of the humeral head. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2009;17(6):345-355.

Chloros GD, Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Wiesler ER. Sonography and electrodiagnosis in carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosis, an analysis of the literature [letter]. Eur J Radiol. 2009;71(1):141-143.

Richard MJ, Aldridge JM III, Wiesler ER, Ruch DS. Traumatic valgus instability of the elbow: pathoanatomy and results of direct repair: surgical technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91(Suppl 2 Pt 2):191-199.

Li Z, Wiesler ER, Smith BP, Koman LA. Surgical treatment of pediatric trigger thumb with metacarpophalangeal hyperextension laxity. Hand (N Y). 2009;4(4):380-384.

Busse JW, Bhandari M, Guyatt GH, Heels-Ansdell D, Mandel S, Sanders D, Schemitsch E, Swiontkowski M, Tornetta P III, Wai E, Walter SD, Webb LX, Teasdall RD, Birkedal JP, Martin DF, Ruch DS, Kilgus DJ, Pollock DC, Harris MB,. Use of both short musculoskeletal function assessment questionnaire and short form-36 among tibial-fracture patients was redundant. J Clin Epidemiol. 2009;62(11):1210-1217.

Wiesler ER, Chloros GD, Xu NM, Li Z. A rare cause of thoracic outlet syndrome. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008;128(1):33-35.

Chloros GD, Wiesler ER, Stabile KJ, Papadonikolakis A, Ruch DS, Kuzma GR. Reconstruction of Essex-Lopresti injury of the forearm: technical note. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2008;33(1):124-130.

Chloros GD, Wiesler ER, Poehling GG. Current concepts in wrist arthroscopy. Arthroscopy. 2008;24(3):343-354.

Papadonikolakis A, Wiesler ER, Olympio MA, Poehling GG. Avoiding catastrophic complications of stroke and death related to shoulder surgery in the sitting position. Arthroscopy. 2008;24(4):481-482.

Mahirogullari M, Chloros GD, Wiesler ER, Ferguson C, Poehling GG. Osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral head. Joint Bone Spine. 2008;75(2):226-228.

Chloros GD, Papadonikolakis A, Ginn S, Wiesler ER. Pronator quadratus space and compartment syndrome after low-energy fracture of the distal radius: a case report. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2008;17(2):102-106.

Richard MJ, Aldridge JM III, Wiesler ER, Ruch DS. Traumatic valgus instability of the elbow: pathoanatomy and results of direct repair. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90(11):2416-2422.

Bhandari M, Guyatt G, Tornetta P III, Schemitsch EH, Swiontkowski M, Sanders D, Walter SD, Webb LX, Teasdall RD, Birkedal JP, Martin DF, Ruch DS, Kilgus DJ, Pollock DC, Harris MB, Wiesler ER, Ward WG, Shilt JS,. Randomized trial of reamed and unreamed intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90(12):2567-2578.

Chloros GD, Themistocleous GS, Wiesler ER, Benetos IS, Efstathopoulos DG, Soucacos PN. Pediatric scaphoid nonunion. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2007;32A(2):172-176.

Chloros GD, Shen J, Mahirogullari M, Wiesler ER. Wrist arthroscopy. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2007;16(2):49-61.

Cartwright MS, Chloros GD, Walker FO, Wiesler ER, Campbell WW. Diagnostic ultrasound for nerve transection. Muscle Nerve. 2007;35(6):796-799.

Wiesler ER, Chloros GD, Kuzma GR. Arthroscopy in the treatment of fracture of the trapezium. Arthroscopy. 2007;23(11):1248.e1-4.

Ginn SD, Cartwright MS, Chloros GD, Walker FO, Yoon J-S, Brown ME, Wiesler ER. Ultrasound in the diagnosis of a median neuropathy in the forearm: case report. J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj. 2007;2():article 23.

Tracy MR, Wiesler ER, Poehling GG. Arthroscopic management of triangular fibrocartilage tears in the athlete. Oper Tech Sports Med. 2006;14(2):95-100.

Wiesler ER, Chloros GD, Lucas RM, Kuzma GR. Arthroscopic management of volar lunate facet fractures of the distal radius. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2006;10(3):139-144.

Wiesler ER, Chloros GD, Cartwright MS, Shin HW, Walker FO. Ultrasound in the diagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the cubital tunnel. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2006;31(7):1088-1093.

Wiesler ER, Chloros GD, Mahirogullari M, Kuzma GR. Arthroscopic management of distal radius fractures. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2006;31(9):1516-1526.

Cartwright MS, Chloros GD, Walker FO, Wiesler ER, Campbell WW. Diagnostic ultrasound for nerve transection [abstract]. Ann Neurol. 2006;60(5):636.

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Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Upper Extremity Fracture Fixation, Shoulder Replacement, Trauma/Sports Medicine of the Upper Extremity, Arthroscopy of the shoulder/elbow/wrist, Upper Extremity Injury and Pathology, Rotator Cuff and Shoulder Instability, Orthopaedics
Ethan R. Wiesler, M.D.

Ethan R. Wiesler, M.D.

Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

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Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

Ethan R. Wiesler, M.D.217 Ratings
14 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.6
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.4



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

5/29/2016

Dr. Wiesler is an extraordinary MD.

3/8/2016

Feel very good about skills and knowledge the dr. has to perform the surgery I will be having. Comfortable in knowing this one of the top rated facilities in the US

2/23/2016

I could not be more satisfied with the care I have received from Dr Wiesler and the staff at the clinic

2/15/2016

thorough, professional, knowledgeable

2/15/2016

great

1/14/2016

Simply phenomenal physician. Embodies compassion, knowledge and skill.

11/15/2015

Excellent provider

11/10/2015

Dr. Wiesler is such a great doctor! Very caring, and quite willing to take the time necessary to explain and answer questions. I am very happy with the care I received before, during, and after my surgery. I have already shared his name with several others with similar wrist-pain symptoms.

10/26/2015

Dr. Wiesler is an outstanding surgeon. Wake is fortunate to have him. Nursing statt likewise excellent

9/24/2015

#9. Love them.

8/20/2015

Good.

8/1/2015

Dr. Weisler was able to come to a diagnosis within a short period of time and referred me to the Spine Center for further evaluation because of the condition of my spine at the neck. Very impressed with his knowledge and ability to evaluate my condition and explain it to me and then refer me to the proper facility to get further assistance for my conditon.

7/27/2015

I found Dr Weisler to be concerned with my well being and focused on providing me with a number of options for treating my condition. I felt like he had time to hear and discuss my concerns. I never felt rushed.

7/25/2015

very good experience wake Forest is the best very caring staff all willing to help you.

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