Dr. Eric Wieser

A lifelong Texan, Dr. Eric Wieser is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon, who has been practicing in North Texas for nearly 15 years.  After graduating with honors from Trinity University in 1994, Dr. Wieser completed medical school with honors from the Baylor College of Medicine.  In 2003, he finished his residency at Vanderbilt University in 2003.  Following his fellowship in Spine Medicine at the prestigious UCLA School of Medicine, Dr. Wieser returned to North Texas and joined the staff of Arlington Orthopedic Associates where he became one of the co-founders of the Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital in Arlington.

In addition to his many professional accolades, Dr. Wieser is the founder and medical director of the Texas Comprehensive Spine Center, where he specializes in minimally-invasive spinal surgery as well as complex cervical and lumbar spinal reconstruction.  Dr. Wieser has been consistently recognized by his peers as a “Top Doc” in Fort Worth Magazine, Big D Magazine, Living Magazine, Texas Monthly, and has been featured in several periodicals in Texas.

Aside from his medical accomplishments, Dr. Wieser is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, fishing, running, going to the lake, and cheering on his favorite sports team, the Dallas Cowboys.

 

Education

Pre – Medical:

  • 1986 – 1990 China Spring High School, China Spring, TX
  • 1990 – 1994 Trinity University, San Antonio, TX – Degree B.S. in Biology

Medical:

  • 1994 – 1998 Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030 – Degree M.D.
Internship
  • 1998 – 1999 General Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 21st Ave. South, MCN, Nashville, TN 37212
Residency
  • 1999 – 2003 Orthopaedic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 21st Ave. South, MCN, Nashville, TN 37212
Fellowship
  • 2003 – 2004 Spinal Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, LeConte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Employment History
  • August 1, 2004 – Present, Arlington Orthopedic Associates, P.A., 800 Orthopedic Way, Arlington, Texas 76015
Current Affiliations
  • 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
Specialty Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS), Part One: July 18, 2003
  • Cover Clinic – One Day / Month
Professional Organizations
  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, North American Spine Society
Publications
  • 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
In Print
  • 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.
Presentations
  • 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
Interests
  • Golf, basketball, snow skiing, running, and working out

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