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Brendan M. Weiss, MD

Brendan M. Weiss, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Weiss is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2004
  • Internal Medicine, 2001

Clinical Expertise:

  • Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Cardiac Amyloidosis
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia (WM)

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Abramson Cancer Center

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center
Fellowship: Walter Reed Military Medical Center


American College of Physicians, National American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Hematology, National Center for International Bone Marrow Transplantation Research, International International Kidney and Monoclonal Gammopathy Research Group, International International Myeloma Working Group, International International Society of Amyloidosis, International United States Military Cancer Institute, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Weiss is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Lonial S, Weiss BM, Usmani SZ, Singhal S, Chari A, Bahlis NJ, Belch A, Krishnan A, Vescio RA, Mateos MV, Mazumder A, Orlowski RZ, Sutherland HJ, Blade J, Scott EC, Oriol A, Berdeja J, Gharibo M, Stevens DA, LeBlanc R, Segab M, Callander N, Jakubowiak A, White D, de la Rubia J, Richardson PG, Lisby S, Feng H, Uhlar CM, Khan I, Ahmadi T, Voorhees PM: Daratumumab monotherapy in patients with treatment-refractory multiple myeloma (SIRIUS): an open-label, randomised, phase 2 trial Lancet 387 (10027): 1551-60,2016.

Rajkumar SV, Dimopoulos MA, Palumbo A, Blade J, Merlini G, Mateos MV, Kumar S, Hillengass J, Kastritits E, Richardson P, Landgren O, Paiva B, Dispenzieri A, Weiss B, LeLeu X, Zweegman S, Lonial S, Rosinol L, Zamagni E, Jaganath S, Sezer O, Kristinsson SY, Caers J, Usmani SZ, Laheurta JJ, Johnsen HE, Beksac M, Cavo M, Goldschmidt H, Terpos E, Kyle RA, Anderson KC, Durie BGM, San Miguel JF: International Myeloma Working Group updated criteria for the diagnosis of multiple myeloma Lancet Oncol 15 (12): e538-48,2014.

Weiss BM, Hebreo J, Cordaro DV, Roschewski MJ, Baker TP, Abbott KC, Olson SW: Increased Serum Free Light Chains Precede the Presentation of Immunoglobulin Light Chain Amyloidosis J Clin Oncol 32 (25): 2699-704,2014.

Waxman AJ, Mick R, Garfall AL, Cohen A, Vogl DT, Stadtmauer EA, Weiss BM: Classifying ultra-high risk smoldering myeloma Leukemia 29 (3): 751-3,2015.

Weiss BM: Multiethnic myeloma Blood 121 (16): 3062-4,2013.

Fermand JP, Bridoux F, Kyle RA, Kastritis E, Weiss BM, Cook MA, Drayson MT, Dispenzieri A, Leung N; International Kidney and Monoclonal Gammopathy Research Group.: How I treat monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS) Blood 122 (22): 3583-90,2013.

Minter AR, Simpson H, Weiss BM, Landgren O: Bone Disease From Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance to Multiple Myeloma: Pathogenesis, Interventions, and Future Opportunities. Seminars in Hematology 48 (1): 55-65,2011.

Weiss BM, Minter A, Abadie J, Howard R, Ascencao J, Schechter GP, Kuehl M, Landgren O: Patterns of Monoclonal Immunoglobulins and Serum Free Light Chains Are Significantly Different in African-American Compared to Caucasian MGUS Patients. American Journal of Hematology 86 (6): 475-8,2011.

Waxman AJ, Mink PJ, Devesa SS, Anderson WF, Weiss BM, Kristinsson SY, McGlynn KA, Landgren O: Racial disparities in incidence and outcome in multiple myeloma: a population-based study. Blood 116 (25): 5501-5506,2010.

Weiss BM, Abadie J, Verma P, Howard RS, Kuehl WM: A monoclonal gammopathy precedes multiple myeloma in most patients. Blood 113 (22): 5418-5422,2009.

Academic Contact Info

Hematology Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
12th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #12-153
3400 Civic Center Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-615-5853
Fax: 215-615-5887
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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