Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)
Gerson Weiss, M.D.
Gerson Weiss obtained his M.D. from New York University. After an internship in Internal Medicine at Baltimore City Hospital and fellowship in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins, he completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University. Further training in Reproductive Endocrinology was obtained as a postdoctoral research fellow in Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh, in the laboratory of Dr. Ernst Knobil. Following this fellowship, Dr. Weiss returned to NYU where he ultimately became Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Professor of Pharmacology, and Director of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. In 1986, he became Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Weiss is the author of more than 274 scientific articles. His research has been continuously funded since 1975 by grants from the National Institutes of Health, The United Cerebral Palsy Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He has served as a member of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), a member of the REB Study Section of the NIH, and a member of the RRC for OB/Gyn of the ACGME. He has served as President of the New York Obstetrical Society, the New York Gynecologic Society, the Council of University Chairs of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and ABOG. He was the Past Chairman of ABOG. He was also the Chairman of the Committee on Gynecologic Practices for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). He was a member of the Executive Committee of the American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Weiss is a Past President of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation. Dr. Weiss conducts an active clinical practice both in Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at his institution. He has been selected as a Best Doctor by Castle Connolly for the past 10 years.