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

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

sweiss@mercyhealth.org

 

 

 
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
 
Education/Training
1972 - 1976 B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University
 
1976 - 1980 M.D. Medical College of Pennsylvania
 
2005 - 2007 M.B.A. 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
 
Memberships/Societies
 
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
 
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 http://www.hsforum.com, 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.
 
Publications
 
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.
Patents
  1. Weiss SJ: Apparatus and method for mitral valve repair without cardiopulmonary bypass, including transmural techniques. U.S. Patent Number 0049952, pending 2007.

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