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Steven J. Weiss, M.D., M.B.A.
Cardiovascular Surgery

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Administrative Office:
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
Medical Office Building, Suite 305
1501 Lansdowne Avenue
Darby, PA 19023
Administrative Telephone: 484-494-6862
Administrative Fax: 484-494-5414

Clinical Office:
Mercy Fitzgerald Office
1501 Lansdowne Avenue, Suite 306
Darby, PA 19023

Chester County Hospital
701 E. Marshall Street, 2nd Floor
West Chester, PA 19380



Faculty Appointments
1980 - 1985 Clinical Instructor in Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1985 - 1986 Clinical Instructor in Surgery
SUNY Downstate
Brooklyn, New York
1986 - 1987 Clinical Instructor in Surgery
University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland
1988 - 1990 Clinical Instructor in Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2001 - 2009 Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2004 - 2007

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2009 - present Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
1988 - 2001 Staff Surgeon, Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1990 - 1992 Staff Surgeon, Lankenau Hospital
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
1999 - 2002 Staff Surgeon, Frankford-Torresdale Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2002 - 2005 Staff Surgeon, Abington Memorial Hospital
Abington, Pennsylvania
2008 - 2009 Clinical Associate Staff Surgeon
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
2009 - present Staff Surgeon, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
Darby, Pennsylvania
2009 - present Active Surgeon
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2009 - present Director, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
Darby, Pennsylvania
Other Appointments
2005 - present Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Cardavance, Inc., Haverford, Pennsylvania
1972 - 1976 BA - Ohio Wesleyan University
1976 - 1980 MD - Medical College of Pennsylvania
2005 - 2007 MBA - Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1980 - 1985 Internship and Residency in General Surgery
Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1985 - 1986 Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York
1986 - 1987 Chief Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Maryland Medical System
Baltimore, Maryland
1987 - 1988 Clinical Associate Surgeon in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio
National/International Societies
1980 - present American Medical Association
1986 - present American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
1988 - present Society of Thoracic Surgeons
1989 - present American College of Cardiology (Fellow)
1989 - present American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow)
1989 - present American Heart Association
1991 - present Le Club Mitrale
Local/Regional Societies
1980 - present Pennsylvania Medical Society
1980 - present Philadelphia County Medical Society
1985 - present Philadelphia Academy of Surgery (Fellow)
1989 - present Pennsylvania Thoracic Society
1991 - present Keystone Peer Review Organization
1999 - present Delaware Valley Cardiac Surgical Quality Assurance Group
2008 - present American Lung Association of Pennsylvania
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Weiss SJ, Sutter FP, Shannon TO, Goldman SM. Combined cardiac operation and carotid endarterectomy during aortic cross-clamping. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 53(5):813-816, May 1992.
  2. Fried DW, Wilgus MA, Weiss SJ. The proposed use of a 'screening test' to assess oxygenator performance. Perfusion 8(4):299-306, 1993.
  3. Fried DW, Zombolas TL, Weiss SJ. Single pump mechanically aspirated venous drainage (SPMAVD) for cardiac reoperation. Perfusion 10(5):327-332, Sept. 1995.
  4. Weiss SJ, Morris T, Levine FH. Improved neuropsychologic performance after warm vs. cold heart surgery. Heart Surgery Forum, Nov. 1995.
  5. Quigley RL, Weiss SJ, Highbloom RY, Pym J. Creative arterial bypass grafting can be performed on the beating heart. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 72(3):793-797, Sept. 2001.
Research Publications, Non-Peer Reviewed
  1. Weiss SJ, Pym J. Highbloom RY, Quigley RL. A novel approach to surgical revascularization of myocardium not amenable to conventional bypass techniques. Journal of the Pennsylvania Association of Thoracic Surgery 9:49-54, 2001.
Editorials, Chapters, Case Reports & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Brodell GK, Tuzcu EM, Weiss SJ, Simpfendorfer C. Intra-aortic balloon pump rupture and entrapment. [Case Report] Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 56(7):740-742, Oct. 1988.
  2. Weiss SJ. Management of difficult coronary sinus rupture. [Case Report] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 58(2):548-550, Aug. 1994.
  1. Weiss SJ: Apparatus and method for mitral valve repair without cardiopulmonary bypass, including transmural techniques. U.S. Patent Number 0049952, pending 2007.

Dr. Steven Weiss

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