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Stuart J. Weiss, MD, PhD

Stuart J. Weiss, MD, PhD Physician

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia

Dr. Weiss is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 1992

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Anesthesia

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 6 Dulles 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for the Advancement of Science, National American Society of Anesthesiologists, National American Society of Echocardiography, National Delaware Valley Society of Echocardiography, Local Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists, Local Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, National Society of Critical Care Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Weiss is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Cheung AT, Pochettino A, Guvakov DV, Weiss SJ, Shanmugan S, Bavaria JE: Safety of Lumbar Drains in Thoracic Aortic Operations with Extracorporeal Circulation Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2003, San Diego, CA : 2003.

Weiss SJ, Hogan MS, McGarvey ML, Carpenter JP, Cheung AT: Successful treatment of delayed onset paraplegia after suprarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair Anesthesiology 97 : 504-506,2002.

Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, McGarvey M, Stecker MM, Hogan MS, Escherich A, Bavaria JE: Interventions for Reversing Delayed-Onset Postoperative Paraplegia After Thoracic Aortic Reconstruction Ann Thorac Surg 74 : 413-421,2002.

McGarvey M, Hogan M, Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, Bavaria JE: Interventions for Reversing Delayed-Onset Postoperative Paraplegia After Thoracic Aortic Reconstruction Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL : A-75,2002.

Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, McGarvey ML, Hogan MS, Bavaria JE, Savino JS: Successful Treatment of Delayed Onset Postoperative Paraplegia After Thoracic Aortic Reconstruction AUA Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN : 2002.

Weiss SJ, Cheung AT, McGarvey M, Hogan M, Bavaria JE: Reversal of Delayed-Onset Postoperative Paraplegia After Surgical Reconstruction of the Thoracic Aortic SCA Annual Meeting, New York NY : 2002.

Augoustides JG, Weiner J, Mancini J, Weiss SJ, Cheung AT: Analysis of the Interatrial Septum (IAS) by Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) in Adult Cardial Surgical Patients: Anatomical Variants and Correlation with Patient Foramen Ovale Anesthesiology 96 : A139,2002.

Guvakov DV, Belski AV, Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, Zhdanov GP: Effectiveness of Forced Air Warming after Adult Cardiac Surgery Employing Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest without Cardiopulmonary Bypass Anesthesiology 96 : A218,2002.

Guvakov DV, Postnov VG, Lomivorotov VN, Cheung AT, Weiss SJ: Comparative Analysis of Neurocognitive Function and Serum Markers of Brain Injury in Pediatric Cardiac Patients Undergoing Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest without Cardiopulmonary Bypass Anesthesiology 96 : A258,2002.

Lakshinarayana S, Weiss SJ: The Current Status Of Intraoperative Ablation Techniques For Treating Atrial Dysrhythmias SCA Newsletter : 2002.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Anesthesia
680 Dulles Bldg, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3779

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