Professor of Orthopaedics


Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, M.D. is a hand surgeon with University Orthopedics in Providence. He received his B.A. and M.D. degrees from Johns Hopkins University, completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and a hand surgery fellowship at the Indiana Hand Center. He is currently the R. Scot Sellers Scholar of Hand Surgery, Vice Chairman and Professor at Brown Medical School. Dr. Weiss has published over 165 peer-reviewed medical articles and 6 books including a two-volume, comprehensive textbook entitled, Hand Surgery, a two-volume textbook entitled, ASSH Textbook of Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, and a single volume textbook entitled, Comprehensive Board Review in Orthopaedic Surgery. He lectures extensively both nationally and internationally on hand surgery and has been awarded the AOA North American Fellowship, the American-British-Canadian Fellowship, and the Sterling Bunnell fellowship. He is Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Hand Surgery and the Journal of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He holds 10 US patents on orthopedic joint implants and devices used worldwide. He serves on the Board of Directors of the National Rowing Foundation (Stonington, CT), the Strategic Advisor Board of Telegraph Hill Partners (San Francisco), and Nomos AG (Zurich, Switzerland). Dr. Weiss is past Chair, Board of Governors of the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Trustee Emeritus of RISD, and the American Numismatic Society (New York).

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