Robert Weiss, M.D., F.A.A.D., F.A.C.Ph
Meet Robert Weiss, M.D., F.A.A.D., F.A.C.Ph
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Dr. Robert A. Weiss is a former Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  He served as President of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) from 2008 - 2009.  He is currently very active in teaching for ASDS, AAD and ASLMS.  He presently serves on the Board of Directors of ASLMS (American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery). 

His education included residency in dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University after graduating from Columbia University and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1978).  Additional fellowship training at the National Institutes of Health in dermatologic research followed.  Board-certified, he has been a featured speaker for the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery for over 20 years, as well as speaking to many other national and international dermatology and cosmetic organizations and societies.  He has received numerous international awards of recognition.  A prolific author of over 100 articles and a dozen textbooks including  "Vein Diagnosis & Treatment: A Comprehensive Approach," published by McGraw-Hill and "Cosmetic Dermatology." 

Dr. Weiss is a former Associate Professor of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins. He has helped to prepare examination questions for the American Board of Dermatology. He served as Treasurer of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and President of the American College of Phlebology.  He is presently a Board member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.  He has served on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery.  He has published extensively on many subjects, especially varicose vein treatment, sclerotherapy, lasers, and cosmetic dermatology surgery. His expertise on these topics has led to his appearances on many TV shows such as "20/20" and "The Today Show."

Since 1993, Dr. Weiss has served as Associate or Contributing Editor for the Journal Dermatologic Surgery. He also serves on the Editorial Board for Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. Dr. Weiss is the author of over 150 publications, including dozens of textbook chapters and four textbooks.  He has been an invited speaker for hundreds of worldwide scientific presentations.  Dr. Weiss’ present research consists of evaluation of various lasers and light sources for the treatment of photoaging,vascular lesions and pigmented lesions as well as fillers and botulinum toxins. He has helped to develop new methods of non-invasive varicose vein treatments, lasers for blood vessels and initiated new methods of reversing photoaging by lasers and light sources. One of his latest projects is developing better methods for laser lipolysis and body contouring. 
My Team

Our practice has only board-certified dermatologists as its physicians. Our specialty training is in dermatology. Our continuing medical education is in dermatology and dermatologic surgery. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest standards of dermatologic care.

ADDITIONAL ACCREDITATIONS
1974 Cum  Laude,  Phi  Beta  Kappa,  Columbia  University

1977 National  Psoriasis  Foundation  Summer  Research  Fellowship

1999 In  Appreciation  and  Recognition,  American  College  of  Phlebology

2002-2007 Certificate  of  Appreciation,  The  American  Board  of  Dermatology

2003 Ellet  Drake  Award,  ASLMS

2004 International  Society  of  Dermatology,  III  International  Prize

2004 Certificate  of  Appreciation,  Societe  Fran  Caise  De  Phelb  Logie

2006 Presidential  Citation,  ASLMS

2006-2007 Vice  President  Award,  ASDS

2007 Certificate  of  Achievement,  25th  Annual  Meeting  of  The  Japanese  Society of  Aesthetic  Dermatology

2007-2008 Attending  of  the  Year,  Johns  Hopkins  University

2008-2009 Presidential  Award,  ASDS

2009 Excellence  in  Education,  ASDS

2009-2010 Immediate  Past  President,  ASDS

2009 Black  Diamond  Award,  Solta  Medical

2010 Presidential  Award,  ASDS

2011 Certificate  of  Appreciation,  Societe  Fran  Caise  De  Phelb  Logie

2011-2012 Biographical  Record  in  Who’s  Who  in  Medicine  and  Healthcare  Eighth
Edition,  The  Marquis  Who’s  Who  Publications  Board

2012 Leon  Goldman  Memorial  Award,  ASLMS

2013 Tribute  to  Robert  Weiss,  Sturge-Weber  Honoree

2013 Presidential  Citation,  ASLMS

2013 Top  Doctor  in  Dermatology  5  Years,  Castle  Connolly

EDUCATION
1970-1974 B.A,  Columbia  University,  New  York  City

1974-1978 M.D,  Johns  Hopkins  University  School  of  Medicine,  Baltimore,  MD

Post  Graduate  Education  and  Training

1978-1979 Intern,  Department  of  Medicine,  Albany  Medical  Center,  Albany,  NY

1979-1980 Fellow,  Diagnostic  Radiology,  Johns  Hopkins  University  School  of Medicine  Baltimore,  MD

1980-1982 Resident  and  Fellow,  Department  of  Dermatology,  Johns  Hopkins University  School  of  Medicine,  Preceptors:  Dr.  Irwin  Freedberg,  Dr. Thomas  Provost

1982-1983 Chief  Resident,  Department  of  Dermatology  Johns  Hopkins  University School  of  Medicine

1983-1984 Medical  Staff  Fellow,  Dermatology  Branch  National  Cancer  Institute, National  Institutes  of  Health,  Bethesda,  MD,  Preceptor:  Dr.  Thomas  J. Lawley

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