Nirit Weiss

Nirit Weiss, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurosurgery


Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

Nirit Weiss, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon who joined the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai 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, severe chronic pain syndromes, and craniofacial reconstructions in adults 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 an optimal and 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 that promotes their health and wellness. She sees patients at The Mount Sinai Hospital and at Mount Sinai Downtown-Union Square.


Neurological Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Achondroplasia
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal
  • Acromegaly
  • Arnold-Chiari Syndrome
  • Astrocytoma
  • Biopsy
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumor And Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumors
  • Brain, Spine Tumors
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Epidermal Cyst
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Hemangioblastoma


MD, Yale University School of Medicine

Internship, General Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Residency, Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital

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