About Dr. Weiss

Education & Training


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

•  Graduate

Yale University School of Medicine – New Haven, Connecticut


Yale-New Haven Medical Center – New Haven, Connecticut


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

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

Preceptorship with William G. Hamilton, MD
  Orthopedic Consultant to New York City Ballet, School of American Ballet, and American Ballet Theatre
  Roosevelt Hospital – New York, New York


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

Hospital & Academic Appointments


  • 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


  • Consulting Physician, 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, 2019

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 President of the Board of Directors of the Dance Research Foundation, publisher of Ballet Review.