A Los Angeles native, Andrew Weiss, M.D. graduated from the Harvard School and then left Southern California to attend college and play soccer at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in the Biological Basis of Behavior, Dr. Weiss returned to Los Angeles and taught high school biology and algebra. He subsequently attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine where he graduated with honors/Alpha Omega Alpha and then completed an orthopedic surgery residency at UCLA-Harbor Medical Center. During his residency, Dr. Weiss had extensive exposure to general orthopedics and orthopedic trauma. Afterward, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at UCLA Medical Center, where he served as a team physician for the UCLA football, volleyball, and baseball teams.
In addition to his background in general orthopedics, orthopedic sports medicine, and orthopedic trauma, Dr. Weiss loves working with children and has developed expertise in treating pediatric orthopedic trauma, including the operative and non-operative management of broken bones and other injuries. He has written many articles on laser surgery and the MRI evaluation of articular cartilage and has lectured extensively on the evaluation and management of sports-related injuries. As an avid runner, competing in both marathons and triathlons, he has firsthand knowledge of the physical and mental challenges athletes face.
Dr. Weiss is a Board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He serves on staff at Cedar Sinai Medical Center. Outside of work, Dr. Weiss enjoys traveling, watching college athletics, and, most of all, spending time with his wife and three young daughters.