Nirit Weiss

Nirit Weiss, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery


Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery

Dr. Weiss is a board-certified neurosurgeon who joined the Department of Neurosurgery in 2005. Prior to completing a neurosurgical residency at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Weiss received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her medical degree from Yale University. She then completed additional training in spine and functional neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins.

Since joining the staff at Mount Sinai, Dr. Weiss has specialized in treating complex disorders of the brain and spine, treating severe chronic pain syndromes, and craniofacial reconstructions in adult and children. Dr. Weiss’ practice utilizes a collaborative approach with specialists from other fields, including pain management, neurology, oncology, and plastic and reconstructive surgery, in order to create the optimal , individualized, comprehensive treatment plan for her patients.

Dr. Weiss has authored dozens of peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters detailing cutting-edge treatments of pain, degenerative disease and tumors.

Dr. Weiss and her team are committed to ensuring that each patient is provided outstanding neurosurgical care in a welcoming and compassionate environment which promotes their health and wellness.


Neurological Surgery

Clinical Focus


MD, Yale University School of Medicine

Internship, General Surgery, Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins

Residency, Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital

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