Arnold Peter Weiss is an acclaimed academic hand surgeon with University Orthopedics in Providence, Rhode Island. He has been extensively recognized and awarded for his professional excellence, pioneering research, and dedication to teaching. His research interests are focused on wrist biomechanics and implant kinematics.
Dr. Weiss is the R. Scot Sellers Scholar of Hand Surgery, Chief of Hand Surgery, Vice Chairman, and Professor of Orthopedics at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Weiss has authored over 178 peer reviewed articles and numerous textbooks, and has lectured extensively on hand surgery around the world. He has held Visiting Professorships at international meetings in over a dozen countries, as well as across the United States.
Dr. Weiss is the current editor of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery and former editor of the Journal of Hand Surgery. He serves on the boards of numerous medical, nonprofit, and corporate organizations.
As founding Dean of Admissions at The Warren Alpert Medical School for over a decade, Dr. Weiss is well-versed in the qualifications that prospective medical students need to meet (and ideally exceed) in order to enter this increasingly competitive field. He offers medical school admissions consulting services so that he can do his part in empowering the next generation of smart, innovative leaders in medicine.
Dr. Weiss is always seeking out opportunities to inspire and educate up-and-coming professionals, so he also teaches business courses which impart a more holistic perspective of the field for medical students. This way, they can learn the financial and operational aspects that drive progress “behind the scenes” in the medical field, and learn how to effectively network with others.
Dr. Weiss earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a hand surgery fellowship at the Indiana Hand Center.
Arnold Peter Weiss balances his medical career with an active personal lifestyle: he enjoys collecting art, basketball, sailing, woodworking, and rowing. Currently, he is on the Board of Directors for the National Rowing Foundation.
On this blog, Arnold Peter Weiss will discuss his expertise in medical school admissions consulting. For more, visit his professional overview website or his business insights blog.