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Dr. James Weiss, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Our goal is to provide you with the best possible care and offer a pleasant and comfortable experience. You can take an active role in your own care by: * Asking us questions during your office visits. * Providing us with a complete medical history. * Carefully follow all care instructions. As part of your visit, we will take a history of your symptoms and perform a physical examination. If you already have x-rays, MRIs or other diagnostic images, please bring them with you to your office visit. We may order other tests and images during your visit to confirm a diagnosis. Once we determine your diagnosis, we will work with you to develop a treatment plan to meet your particular medical needs. James M. Weiss, M.D. joined Physician Associates as an Orthopedic Surgeon in October 2006 and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. He graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1988. Dr. Weiss was an orthopedic resident at the University of Maryland Hospital from 1989 to 1993 and a fellow at Shock Trauma Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems at the University of Maryland Hospital.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, Fellowship in Trauma Surgery
  • Medical School - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Maryland Hospital, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Internship)

Professional memberships

  • Maryland Orthopaedic Association

Awards and publications

  • "Ectopic Bone Formation in Total Hip Replacement" - Department of Orthopaedics - University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ
  • "Effect of Modular Head Seating on the Cement-Stem Interface Strength of Femoral Prostheses” - The Journal of Arthroplasty, Volume 13 No. 7 1998
  • “Prevention of Thromboembolic Disease in Total Hip Arthroplasties” - Department of Orthopaedics - University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1942201686

Office locations

The Orthopaedic & Sports Rehab Center

13211 Executive Park Terrace

Germantown, MD 20874

The Orthopaedic & Sports Rehab Center

5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 530

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Dr. James Weiss was very thorough in examine my son's foot/toe, and the office staff was excellent. Very friendly. I would highly recommend this doctor and this office. The wait was a little long, but honestly nothing that is unusual fora doctor's office and I was just grateful that they could see my son on such short notice.
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Dr. Weiss was very nice, seemed knowledgeable, nice office environment. There was so much waiting time though. 30 minutes to get into a room, wait to be seen, long wait time to get X-rays done, then wait for X-rays to be evaluated, etc. our appt was 2 hours long.
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Very attentive and overall great experience.
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Dr. Weiss is very thorough. He makes sure to listen to all of your complaints, and then asks more questions and examines the areas you have problem with. He also has an Xray machine in the office, so, if he thinksyou need an xray, he will get it done there and discuss the results with you during the same visit. He answers all questions and explains anything that you need to further understand. I would definitely reccommend him for friends and family members.
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Visit was good- kind, thorough doctor. Check in... I wish I hadnt taken the time to check in via ZD because I was told those forms aren't relevant and had to fill out all new ones.
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Highly professional staff and welcoming atmosphere.
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i WAS ABLE TO GET AN APPT THE DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING AND HE SET ME UP FOR AN MRI ON BLACK FRIDAY AND EVERYONE IN THE OFFICE WAS VERY FRIENDLY AND EFFICIENT. HE TOLD ME WHAT HE THOUGHT WAS WRONG ANDWHAT I NEEDED TO DO AND THE MRI CONFIRMED HIS DIAGNOSIS. I AM SO HAPPY THAT I WENT TO HIM EVEN THOUGH HE IS FAR AWAY FROM MY HOUSE.
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Dr. Weiss was nice and compassionate.
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Professional, knowledgeable and friendly.
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It went well. He sympathized with my pain and gave me some meds that I hope will help.
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Very helpful, nice doctor. Worth a visit, hard to find doctors who are so thorough.
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He was professional and thorough. He listened intently to every concern of mine and referred me to other specialists accordingly. He's a great doctor.
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Dr. James Weiss is a fantastic doctor!
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Dr. Weiss is always a good listener and a reasonable person.
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An excellent physician! I'd recommend him to anyone.
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I thought he was very thoughtful, thorough and with terrific attention and manner to my 12-year-old daughter who could easily talk to him (and thought he was nice). Our visit ended with direct and clear next steps and follow-up plan.
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Great job Once i got in...
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He's very knowledgeable and practical.
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Excellent as usual
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Dr. Weiss was not only knowledgeable, but kind and engaging. Because he is not afraid to look at all aspects of what is going on in the nervous/musculoskeletal system, I was actually able to uncover another diagnosis. One that I didnot have time to miss. Great doctor, very thorough and excellent bedside manner.
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They had me reschedule my appt from 3:45 to 2:45. I waited beyond 3:45 to see the doctor. I also mentioned in my zocdoc note that I need an X-ray... Turns out they don't have one on site. Now I haveto take another day off to get an X-ray and then a 3rd day to return. Not a pleasant experience.
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They had me in 20 minutes before my appointment. Had a thorough exam including a detailed talk about my back problems. Great doc, great visit!
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I visited many doctors and nothing was resolved until I went here! Will continue to go!!!
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I had been seen in the ER at Suburban by the orthopedist, who completely botched the diagnosis of my broken vertebra and the treatment -- sent me home with a neck collar that was way too big. I could not geta follow-up appointment with that orthopedist within a reasonable period of time, which turned out to be a good thing, because that led me to find Dr. Weiss, who ordered the right tests and referred me to an orthotics company that will fit me correctly for a neck brace. Now I have confidence in the treatment I am getting. The office seems well-run, too.
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Dr Weiss is a Godsend. He not only answered my questions but answered questions I did not think to ask. We have rapport.
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Dr. Weiss was thorough, thoughtful, instructive. I have recommended him in the past, and I will again.
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Took time to listen to us, seemed very smart.
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He does a very careful exam, listens to you, and gives you options. Couldn't ask for better!
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Took care of my problem right away. Would recommend to anyone in need.
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I left with a clear understanding of my problem and my treatment options.
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Very knowledgeable, helpful, and has a nice manner with patients.
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I was very impressed with Dr. Weiss and his staff. He provided good feedback for the current problem I have as well as a plan of action for a future appointment to deal with an additional problem I have. Overall, it was a very positive experience.
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