Dr. Weiss is originally from the New York area. He received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, home of many Nobel Prize winning physicians. More importantly, Dr. Weiss met his bride-to-be there in Dallas. After a year at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse New York they moved to Iowa City where Dr. Weiss completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in diabetes/endocrinology/metabolism. In Iowa, Dr. Weiss also served on the faculty of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and moved to Cleveland in 1986.
Since 2003, Dr. Weiss has been the medical director of Your Diabetes Endocrine Nutrition Group, Inc. He enjoys teaching medical and nurse practitioner students and medical residents who come to the office to learn about the care of patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders. Dr. Weiss is a board certified endocrinologist and one of very few board certified physician nutrition specialists in the state of Ohio. Dr. Weiss has been active in clinical research since 1993.
He has received the designation of Fellow in the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (FAPCR). He is a Certified Physician Investigator. Dr. Weiss is a former member of the first Board of Directors of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). He continues to write exam questions for those who seek certification by ABOM.
Dr. Weiss was honored in 2010 with the Circle of Hospitals Award from the American Diabetes Association. This award is given to an individual who has made significant impact to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes. Dr. Weiss was selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Cleveland Super Doctors.
In his spare time, he enjoys reading medical journals (really), cooking, hiking in the wilderness, and visiting his two adult sons, one of whom is a concert pianist. (Orion Weiss – orionweiss.com).
Dr. Weiss had a blog at http://www.drdanshealthandhormones.com/ This is currently inactive.
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