Arnold-Peter Weiss 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).

Brown Affiliations

Research Areas

scholarly work

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 31A:314-321, 2006.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 30A:1282-1287, 2005.

HAND CLINICS, 21: 531-538, 2005.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 87: 2729-2740, 2005.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ORTHOPEDICS, 33:397-400, 2004.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR SURGERY OF THE HAND, 4:109-116, 2004.

HAND SURGERY (Volumes I & II), 1st Edition
Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, 2004.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 29A: 796-803, 2004.

ATLAS OF HAND CLINICS, 8: 279-285, 2003.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 28A: 926-937, 2003.

HAND SURGERY, 8: 59-63, 2003.

ATLAS OF HAND CLINICS, 8: 139-148, 2003.

OPERATIVE TECHNIQUES IN ORTHOPAEDICS, 13:34-41, 2003.

ORTHOPADE, 32: 789-793, 2003.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 27A: 233-242, 2002.

SURGERY OF THE ARTHRITIC HAND AND WRIST.
Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, 2001.

MEDICINE AND HEALTH / RHODE ISLAND, 84: 117-118, 2001.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 83A: 928-945, 2001.

ORTHOPEDIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 30: 241-246, 2001.

CURRENT OPINION IN ORTHOPEDICS, 11: 243-245, 2000.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ORTHOPEDICS, 29: 353-360, 2000.

ATLAS OF HAND CLINICS, 5, 111-120, 2000.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 81-A: 1184-1197, 1999.

ATLAS OF HAND CLINICS, 4:163-171, 1999.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 27:500-506, 1999.

JOURNAL OF HAND THERAPY, 12:103-107, 1999.

SPORTS MED ARTHRO REV, 6:299-305, 1999.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 24A:182-184, 1999.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 23A:865-869, 1998.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 23A:216-221, 1998.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 23A:205-215, 1998.

JOURNAL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERY, 14:179-184, 1998.

CLINICAL PEDIATRICS, 37:459-467, 1998.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 22A:511-514, 1997.

SPINE, 22:983-989, 1997.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 22A:266-268, 1997.

HAND CLINICS, 13:681-687, 1997.

Fixation Techniques in Distal Radius Fractures.
THE ATLAS OF HAND CLINICS.
Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, Vol. 2(1), 1997.

CLINICS IN SPORTS MEDICINE, 16:705-724, 1997.

SEMINARS IN ARTHROPLASTY, 8:185-190, 1997.

JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY, 6:89-98, 1997.

TECHNIQUES IN HAND AND UPPER EXTERMITY SURGERY, 1:41-47, 1997.

JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY, 6:321-332, 1997.

ATLAS OF HAND CLINICS, 2:159-169, 1997.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 22A:344-349, 1997.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ORTHOPEDICS, 26:193-200, 1997.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 22A:694-698, 1997.

MEDICINE AND HEALTH/RHODE ISLAND, 800:297-298, 1997.

HAND SURGERY, 1:95-101, 1996.

CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, 327:21-28, 1996.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 78-A:897-902, 1996.

CLINICS IN SPORTS MEDICINE, 15:373-400, 1996.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 21A:117-121, 1996.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 21-A:639-643, 1996.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 78-A:348-356, 1996.

ORTHOPEDICS, 19:601-608, 1996.

ATLAS OF HAND CLINICS, 1:121-128, 1996.

Arthroscopy of the Upper Extremity.
THE ORTHOPEDIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA.
Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, Vol. 26(4), 1995.

ORTHOPEDIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 26:769-778, 1995.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 20-A:813-817, 1995.

ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, 35:19-22, 1995.

ORTHOPEDIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 26:759-767, 1995.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 20-A:94-100, 1995.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 20-A:50-56, 1995.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 20-A:787-789, 1995.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 20A:1011-1013, 1995.

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TRAUMA, 8:490-493, 1994.

RHODE ISLAND MEDICINE, 77:385-386, 1994.

ORTHOPAEDIC REVIEW, 23:601-605, 1994.

ORTHOPAEDIC REVIEW, 23:233-241, 1994.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 19-A:595-598, 1994.

Difficult Disorders of the Elbow and Forearm.
HAND CLINICS.
Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, Vol. 10(3), 1994.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 19-A:510-518, 1994.

HAND CLINICS, 10:439-451, 1994.

THE LANCET, 344:209-210, 1994.

CLINICAL MATERIALS, 16:201-210, 1994.

ORTHOPEDICS, 17:617-623, 1994.

ORTHOPAEDIC REVIEW, 23:136-144, 1994.

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES, 2:83-86, 1994.

CURRENT OPINION IN ORTHOPEDICS, 5:8-15, 1994.

CONTEMPORARY ORTHOPAEDICS, 27:33-36, 1993.

JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY, 8:285-290, 1993.

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES, 1:9-11, 1993.

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC TECHNIQUES, 1:39-41, 1993.

HAND CLINICS, 9:475-482, 1993.

CONTEMPORARY ORTHOPAEDICS, 27:445-448, 1993.

DER ORTHOPADE, 22:86-91, 1993.

ORTHOPAEDIC REVIEW, 22:425-433, 1993.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 18-A:594-599, 1993.

JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY, 1:193-199, 1992.

HAND CLINICS, 8:17-32, 1992.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 12:25-28, 1992.

ORTHOPAEDICS, 15:480-482, 1992.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 17-A:1024-1025, 1992.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 17-A:69-70, 1992.

HAND CLINICS, 8:33-39, 1992.

RHODE ISLAND MEDICINE, 75:303-306, 1992.

RHODE ISLAND MEDICINE, 75:541-544, 1992.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 73-A:384-391, 1991.

CONTEMPORARY ORTHOPAEDICS, 22:148-150, 1991.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 72-A:654-662, 1990.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 72-A:268-271, 1990.

CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, 257:86-90, 1990.

ORTHOPAEDICS, 13:577-579, 1990.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY, 15-A:625-630, 1990.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 10:629-632, 1990.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 71-A:217-222, 1989.

ORTHOPEDIC REVIEW, 18:233-235, 1989.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF KNEE SURGERY, 2:180-181, 1989.

PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 84:117-123, 1989.

SURGICAL PATHOLOGY, 1:123-129, 1988.

PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 82:486-495, 1988.

AMERICAN SURGEON, 52:630-635, 1986.

JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 4:372-377, 1986.

JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, 68-A:521-526, 1986.

research overview

Current research interests include wrist biomechanics, new surgical techniques in hand & wrist surgery, and implant development.

research statement

Current research interests include wrist biomechanics, new surgical techniques in hand & wrist surgery, and implant development.

funded research

National Institute of Health
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