The Retina Associates of South Florida will present the
most recent data on Retinal Endovascular Surgery (REVS)
in upcoming scientific meetings.
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Jeffrey N. Weiss, M.D.

Dr. Weiss was the youngest student to be accepted by the State University of New York-Downstate Medical Center on full scholarship after three years of college.   During his first year of medical school he also completed the course requirements for his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and graduated magna cum laude with distinction.  Three years later he graduated from medical school with his M.D. degree, summa cum laude.

  After his internship in general surgery and a three year residency in ophthalmology, Dr. Weiss completed additional postgraduate training.   His first fellowship was at Harvard University and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his second fellowship was at Joslin Diabetes Center and New England Deaconess Hospital.  Three years later he was appointed Chief of Vitreoretinal Surgery at the Joslin Diabetes Center. Dr. Weiss is President, Retina Associates of South Florida.

  His academic appointments include:  Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and, Associate Investigator, Joslin Research Laboratory.  He also directed the Ophthalmic Laser Research Laboratory at Joslin Diabetes Center which was funded by grants from the Federal Government and awards from the National and International Lions Clubs. Dr. Weiss is an Adjunct Professor of Biomedical and Electrical Engineering at Florida Atlantic University.

  Dr. Weiss has served as a Visiting Professor in Taiwan, American Samoa and China and as a consultant to the Federal Government Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Program in the South Pacific.  He also has served as a consultant to several major ophthalmic companies.  Dr. Weiss lectures extensively,  in the U.S. and internationally.

  Dr. Weiss is the author of many articles and book chapters dealing with diseases of the retina and vitreous and their treatment.  Dr. Weiss is the developer of the instruments and method to safely cannulate and inject medications into retinal blood vessels. This technique has the potential to help hundred of thousands of patients worldwide.  He has over 20 patents, issued or pending, worldwide.

  Dr. Weiss is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  He is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and of the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Weiss is also the founder of The Healing Institute, ( whose mission is to provide treatment and hope to children and adults with neurological injury through the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, biofeedback, physical, occupational and speech therapies and other beneficial therapies.

Retina Associates of South Florida
Jeffrey N. Weiss, M.D.
Specializing in the Medical and Surgical Treatment of Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous

5800 Colonial Drive, Suite 300, Margate, Florida 33063

Phone:  (954) 975-0044