Dr. Richard Weiss, MD

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Dr. Richard Weiss, MD

Dr. Richard Weiss, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Saint James, NY. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Weiss is affiliated with Saint Catherine of Siena Medical Center.

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    Dr. Richard Weiss556 Route 25A Ste 6
    Saint James, NY 11780
    This provider offers the following appointment availability:
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    (631) 686-6502Get Directions

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    Dr. Weiss' Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weiss to family and friends
    2.9
    based on 24 total reviews (8 with comments)
    Dr. Weiss' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (8)
    Holtsville, NY |
    Dr. Weiss is a wonderful doctor who truly cares about my recovery & my process. For me he used the least invasive methods & did not rush me into surgery, as many would prefer to do. He is a brilliant doctor who gives his best to his patients. I was most impressed with his explanation & desire for me to fully understand the issues pertaining to my individual injuries & my recovery. His office staff is excellent, always willing to assist with the medical claims & documentation needed.
    Ronkonkoma, NY |
    Poor communication with office staff and Dr. Waited 2 weeks for results of MRI.Phone calls never returned.At the previous location things worked very smoothly.Don't know what happened after he relocated.He was a good Dr. before, but I will no longer go to this office.Sad to read these reviews.
    Huntington, NY |
    The worst doctor I've ever HAD to see. He's an IME puppet. Writes reports before seeing patients. Reports are full of lies and inaccuracies. He writes what he wants to in order to continue getting paid. He does not provide an INDEPENDENT medial exam as required. Never wrote down any calculations, dozens of which ironically appeared in his report. Failed to even report that I require brace and crutches to ambulate. Cited that he examined the skin of body parts when I never even removed clothing.
    in Smithtown, NY |
    My son had been a patient of Dr. Weiss back when he was in a group practice located at St Catherine's Hospital. We have only been to his new office once & will not go back. Dr. Weiss wrote a prescription for my son to have an MRI on 4/22/2016 and it is now 6/29/2016 and we still have not received the necessary authorization. Oxford is telling me the office has not even requested an authorization meanwhile his staff is blaming the insurance company. Now I have to start all over with a new doctor.
    in Smithtown, NY |
    My initial appointment and exam went fine and he had saw my right Xray report. I complained about my left shoulder also and he gave me scripts for an Xray and MRIs of both shoulders. I left a message on his office answering machine that I needed a referral for the 2 shoulder MRIs but then heard nothing back. I called 2 more times and never a response back. I finally gave up as either he lost interest or his office help is inadequate (maybe both). I guess I was also abandoned...
    in St james |
    Please contact the Dept of education Office of prof LIC and file with them dr Weiss is already under investigation for patient abandonment and gross neglect and falsifying documents keep filing and he will start acting accordingly to his oath or lose his cash cow business
    in Lindenhurst NY |
    I saw this doctor for a no fault case and was examined for 2-3 minutes and with his magic eyes he determined my injuries were cured, Cat scans , MRI's three other doctors treating me, me telling him the pain was excruciating and still he writes elbow shoulder has full range, this for nerve pain which would not affect range, he must see 15-20 people an hour If you go to see him bring a video camera and a person to tape it, a mistake I made, I trusted him to do the right thing something he did no
    in Hauppauge, NY |
    The doctor could not concentrate on my appointment with him. Too busy worrying about the pictures in his office and his flowers. The staff has no idea what they are doing, I don't get a call back and they are very unfriendly. Would not recommend him or his office. They've cancelled my appointment many times. I won't go back.
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    Dr. Weiss' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School

      Graduated in 1985

    • Internship Hospital
      Beth Israel Med Center

      Completed in 1986

    • Residency Hospital
      Columbia Presby Med Center Ny Or Hospital

      Completed in 1990

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate