Dr. Lawrence Weiss, MD

Dr. Lawrence Weiss, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
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50 y/o
(39)

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Dr. Lawrence Weiss, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

OAA Orthopaedic Specialists

250 Cetronia Rd Fl 2

Allentown, PA 18104
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Weiss performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weiss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weiss' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weiss to family and friends
3.2
based on 39 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Weiss' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Excellent, I went to Dr Weiss for a second opinion after breaking my wrist. He was very thorough in explaining my X-rays and MRI, and what my options were. He performed surgery to repair my wrist, He put a plate to reset the bone, reattached ligament and carpel tunnel. I am amazed at how small the...more
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My experience with Dr. Weiss and staff was nothing short of amazing. He is compassionate, knowledgeable, and his skill is extraordinary. I would fully recommend him for orthopedic hand/elbow surgery. I do not hand out praise easily, but I truly believe that the speed at which I healed is directly...more
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Dr. Weiss has been such an amazing Physician he explained every aspect of my injury and plan prior to recommending surgery. I have seen other orthopedic docs that have not spent the time or energy to put patients at ease. I will recommend him to my co workers I am a PTAssistant and often am asked...more
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Dr Weiss gave me complete confidence to receive surgery on my wrist that defiantly needed repair. His detailed information, with every step regarding my surgery left me feeling very safe and in good hands. He is a fantastic surgeon and person. I'm so very grateful, and can't thank him enough for...more
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Dr. Weiss was absolutely outstanding as was every member of his staff. He immediately diagnosed the problem with my hand that had baffled another doctor, and performed the surgical procedure flawlessly. For the first time in years, I the nagging pain in my finger is completely gone. I couldn't be...more
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