Dr. James Weis, MD

Dr. James Weis, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Weis, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

OAA Orthopaedic Specialists

250 Cetronia Rd Fl 2

Allentown, PA 18104
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Weis's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weis "I offer comprehensive and personal care in the sub-specialty of spinal surgery.  I have built my reputation through personal attention to my patients and exceptional surgical results.  Since starting my practice in the Lehigh Valley in 1995 I have performed over 6000 spine operations.  "

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

23  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Muhlenberg College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • The Washington Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • The Maryland Spine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weis to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Weis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Weis is very knowledgeable and has a great bedside manner. He spent a significant amount of time with me and answered all my questions both before and after my surgery. His PA, Amy, is also very good. The only downside about the practice is that parking is a pain, if you are having trouble...more
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Dr Weis is wonderful. I went to him for a second opinion on surgery and thank god I did. He had me up and walking after 5 months of chronic back pain. He looked at my MRI and said I can fix this is 1 hour and by god he did. If you have back problems this IS THE MAN TO SEE!! IIt was a miracle. I...more
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I had surgery performed by Dr. Weis 2 months ago and I am ecstatic with the results. He takes the time to explain the condition and how to rectify it. I fully recommend him and his staff for anybody who is currently dealing with back pain/injuries. Thanks again!
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Five minute visit. Did not even offer any suggestions, ask us if we had any questions. Ask to see me walk all of three feet. Just very cold towards us maybe because of another Doctors imprint all over my back and neck. Just did not seem compassionate at all. Felt my feet through my shoes. Worst...more
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