About Dr. Weiss

    Education & Training

    Undergraduate

    BA, Summa cum laude
    High Honors in Biochemistry; High Honors in Chemistry
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Brandeis University – Waltham, Massachusetts

    •  Graduate

    MD
    Yale University School of Medicine – New Haven, Connecticut

    Internship

    Surgery
    Yale-New Haven Medical Center – New Haven, Connecticut

    Residency

    Orthopedic Surgery
    New York University Medical Center – New York, New York
    Bellevue Hospital Center – New York, New York

    Dance Medicine
    Preceptorship, Remedial Dance Clinic – London, UK
    A. J. G. Howse, FRCS
      Orthopedic Consultant to Royal Ballet School, Ballet Rambert, and Royal Academy of Dance

    Fellowship

    Sports Medicine
    University of Chicago Medical Center – Chicago, Illinois
    Bruce Reider, MD – Fellowship Director

    Hospital & Academic Appointments

    Hospital

    • Attending Physician, Tisch Hospital - NYU Langone Medical Center | New York, New York
    • Attending Physician, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital | New York, New York
    • Adjunct Teaching Staff, Bellevue Hospital Center | New York, New York

    Academic

    • Associate Director, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital | New York, New York
    • Clinical Associate Professor, New York University School of Medicine | New York, New York

    Board Certification

    • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1989
    • Recertified, 1999, 2009

    Society Memberships

    • International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (Charter Member)
    • Performing Arts Medicine Association
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Honors & Achievements

    Phi Beta Kappa
    BA Summa cum laude
    International Association for Dance Medicine & Science:  (Board Member 1996-2005, Vice President 1999-2001, President 2001-2003, Immediate Past President 2003-2005, Webmaster 2001-2015)
    Performing Arts Medicine Association:  (Board Member 1999-2001)
    American Academy of Sports Physicians:  (Board Member 1997-2005)

    Community Activities

    Dr. Weiss is a member of the Board of Directors of the Dance Research Foundation, publisher of Ballet Review.