Eric Wieser, M.D.

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.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • AOA Orthopedic Specialists (Arlington, TX) August 1, 2004- Present
Education
  • High School: China Spring High School (China Spring, TX) Valedictorian, 1990
  • College: Trinity University (San Antonio, TX) Bachelor of Science, Biology,

    with honors, 1990-1994

  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX) Doctor of Medicine, with honors, 1994-1998

  • Internship: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (Nashville, TN) 1998- 1999

  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of medicine

    (Nashville, TN) 1999-2003

  • Fellowship: Spinal Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine (Los Angeles, CA) 2003-2004

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS) 2006 -Present

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington – Active Privileges

  •  USMD Hospital Arlington – Active Privileges

  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center – Active Privileges

Professional Organizations
  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon
  •  Alpha Omega Alpha

  • North American Spine Society
  • Texas Orthopedic Association
Publications
  • 1994 Wieser ES, Luong A., Ryan KL, Frei MR. “Chronic Nitric Oxide (NO) Inhibition: Effects on Hypotension induced by 35-GHzRadiofrequency Radiation (RFR) Exposure.” In Foundation of Applied Science and Experimental Biology Program, 1994
  • 2001 Wieser ES and Gregory 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
  • 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 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 “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 “Elective Bilateral Disectomy 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 Intraarticular 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.
  • 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 “Surgery for Neck Pain.” Presented At Challenges in Spine Surgery Symposium, New York, New York in December 2003.
  • 2004, Wieser “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

  • Working out

  • Wake surfing

  • Hunting