Dr. Weiser is a joint replacement surgeon who specializes in treating conditions of the hip and knee, including: osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteonecrosis. He helps patients evaluate their surgical and non-urgical options, and helps them choose the most minimally invasive treatment whenever possible. When surgery is needed, he is skilled at performing both conventional and computer-navigated primary and revision (re-do) hip and knee replacements. He is also skilled at performing anterior-approach total hip replacements in select patients who qualify for the procedure.
Dr. Weiser is an Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He holds two undergraduate engineering degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master’s degree in engineering from Cornell University. He earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He completed an extra year of specialty fellowship training in joint replacement surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and the Insall Scott Kelly Institute of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine under the direction of Drs. W. Norman Scott and Richard Iorio.
Dr. Weiser’s current research interests focus on post-operative pain management, surgical outcomes, infection, and airflow patterns in the operating room. He has published numerous research articles in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, The Journal of Arthroplasty, and the Journal of American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has presented his research at national meetings including the annual meetings of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Orthopedic Research Society, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Weiser is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He also volunteers his time and expertise on a national level, serving as a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Biomedical Engineering Committee.