Getting to Know Dr. Eric Wieser
Dr. Wieser is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, and the founder and medical director of Texas Comprehensive Spine Center at AOA Orthopedic Associates. His practice is focused on the treatment of spinal disorders. He is fellowship-trained in modern, minimally invasive techniques in spinal surgery, as well as complex reconstructive spinal surgery.
Education and Training
A native Texan who has been practicing in Texas since 2004, Dr. Wieser completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, after completing a residency in orthopedic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Tennessee. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and did his undergraduate work at Trinity University in San Antonio.
Publications and Professional Memberships
Dr. Wieser is a noted orthopedic expert and has authored numerous research papers and presentations. He has also been recognized for clinical excellence in numerous periodicals, including Best Doctors in D Magazine, Top Docs in Fort Worth Magazine, Super Docs in Living Magazine and, most recently, Top Docs in Texas Monthly Magazine.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha and North American Spine Society.
Pre – Medical:
- 1986 – 1990 China Spring High School, China Spring, TX, Graduated
- 1990 – 1994 Trinity University, San Antonio, TX – Degree B.S. in Biology
- 1994 – 1998 Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 – Degree M.D.
- 1998 – 1999 General Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 21st Ave. South, MCN, Nashville, TN 37212
- 1999 – 2003 Orthopaedic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 21st Ave. South, MCN, Nashville, TN 37212
- 2003 – 2004 Spinal Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095
- August 1, 2004 – Present, Arlington Orthopedic Associates, P.A., 800 Orthopedic Way, Arlington, Texas 76015
- February 2010- Present, Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital of Arlington, Arlington, Texas 76015, Active Privileges
- May 2004 – Present, Medical Center of Arlington, 3301 Matlock Road, Arlington, Texas 76015, Active Privileges
- August 2004 – Present, Arlington Memorial Hospital, 800 W. Randol Mill Road, Arlington, Texas 76012, Active Privileges
- August 2004 – Present, USMD Hospital, 801 W. Interstate 20 Arlington, Texas 76015
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS), Part One: July 18, 2003
- Cover Clinic – One Day / Month
- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, North American Spine Society
- 1994 Wieser ES, Luong A., Ryan KL, Frei MR.
“Chronic Nitric Oxide (NO) Inhibition: Effects on Hypotension induced by 35-GHz
Radiofrequency Radiation (RFR) Exposure.”
In Foundation of Applied Science and Experimental Biology Program, 1994.
- 2001 Wieser ES and Gregory A. Mencio.
“Pediatric Cervical Spine Injuries: Diagnosis and Treatment.”
In Seminars in Spine Surgery, Vol 13, No 2, June 2001
- 2004 Wieser ES and Wang JC, Spinal Infections. In Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 8, in print.
- 2004 Wieser ES and Wang JC. Surgery for neck pain: A review. In Neurosurgery, in print.
- 2004 Wieser ES and Wang JC. VertespanTM Vertebral Body Replacement Device. In Surgical Techniques In Spinal Instrumentation, in print.
- 2004 Wieser ES and Khoo L. CD Horizon Sextant Percutaneous Pedicle Screw System. In Surgical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation, in print.
- 1994 Wieser ES, et al. “Chronic Nitric Oxider (NO) Inhibition: Effects on Hypotension induced by 35-GHz Radiofrequency Radiation (RFR) Exposure.” Presented at the Foundation of Applied Science and Experimental Biology Program. Anaheim, CA., April 1994.
- 2001 Wieser ES, HSU W, and Spengler DM. “Elective Bilateral Discectomy for Central Herniated Discs-An Outcomes Study”. Presented at the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland. June 2001.
- 2002 Vachtsevanos J, Wieser ES, Noble P, and Eppright R. “Articular Contact Area and Intra articular Pressure Variation with varying the CE angle of the Hip” Presented at the 69th annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in Dallas, TX 2002 and to the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Submitted.
- 2002 Wieser ES, Kusuma S, Mencio GA. “Myelomeningocele Kyphectomy: Review of the Effects of Cordotomy on Urodynamics.” Presented At the Scoliosis Research Society Meeting in Seattle, Washington in September 2002.
- 2003 Wieser ES. “Surgery for Neck Pain.” Presented At Challenges in Spine Surgery Symposium, New York, New York in December 2003.
- 2004 Wieser ES. “Cervical Lateral Mass and Pedicle Fixation.” Presented at the 9th Advanced Techniques In Cervical Spine Decompression and Stabilization In St. Louis, Missouri in January 2004
- Golf, basketball, snow skiing, running, and working out