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Larry  D Weiss
 

Larry D Weiss M.D., J.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Emergency Medicine
lweiss@smail.umaryland.edu
Location: 110 S. Paca St. 6th floor, Suite 200
Phone: (410) 328-8025
Fax: (410) 328-8028

Personal History:

Dr. Weiss joined the faculty at the University of Maryland in April 2006, after spending 16 years on the faculty at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Dr. Weiss worked at Charity Hospital in New Orleans until its closure following Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. He then worked in medical tents in New Orleans until March 2006. He had a part-time legal practice, representing emergency physicians in medical malpractice litigation, and lectured at the LSU School of Law. Dr. Weiss has a career-long interest in organized medicine, having served as President of the Orleans Parish Medical Society and as Vice President of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM). Dr. Weiss will begin a two-year term as AAEM President in February 2008.

Research Interests:

Health policy, risk reduction, acute coronary syndrome, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperbarics/diving medicine, wound managment

Clinical Speciality:

Emergency medicine


Publications:

Weiss LD, Lauro AJ, Derks FW, Johnson WA. The incidence of myoglobinuria in patients with pneumatic trousers. Amer J Emerg Med 1984; 2:115-117

Paris PM, Kaplan RM, Stewart RD, Weiss LD. Methemoglobin levels following sublingual nitroglycerin administration in human volunteers. Ann Emerg Med 1986; 15:171-173

Weiss LD, Generalovich T, Heller MB, Paris PM, Stewart RD, Thompson DR. Methemoglobin levels following intravenous lidocaine administration. Ann Emerg Med 1987; 16:323-325

Galdun JP, Paris PM, Weiss LD, Heller MB. Central embolization of needle fragments: A complication of intravenous drug abuse. Amer J Emerg Med 1987; 5:379-382

Weiss LD, Ramasastry SS, Eidelman BH. Treatment of a cluster headache patient in a hyperbaric chamber. Headache 1989; 29:109-110

Weiss LD, McCaughan RJ, Paris PM, Kennedy RA. The development of a water rescue unit in an urban EMS system. Ann Emerg Med 1989; 18:884-888

Vukmir R, Weiss LD, Verdile VP. Polyarticular symmetric tophaceous joint inflammation as the initial presentation of gout. Amer J Emerg Med 1990; 8:43-45

Weiss LD, Janasiewicz S, Perper JA, Verdile VP, Yealy DM, Menegazzi JJ. Non-traumatic prehospital sudden death in young patients: An urban EMS experience. Prehosp Disaster Med 1991; 6:315-320

Seaberg DC, Weiss LD, Yealy DM, Kaplan RM, Krenzelok EP. Effects of alpha-1 acid glycoprotein on the cardiovascular toxicity of nortriptyline in a swine model. Vet Hum Toxicol 1991; 33:226-230

White CD, Weiss LD. Varying presentations of methemoglobinemia. J Emerg Med 1991; 9:45-49

Weiss LD, Van Meter KW. The applications of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in emergency medicine. Amer J Emerg Med 1992; 10:558-568

Roth RN, Weiss LD. Hyperbaric oxygen and wound healing. Clinics in Dermatology 1994: 12:141-156

Weiss LD, Van Meter KW. Cerebral air embolism in asthmatic SCUBA divers in a swimming pool. Chest 1994; 107:1653-1654

Weiss LD, Martinez JA. Fixing EMTALA: Whatâ?Ts wrong with the patient transfer act. J Publ Health Pol 1999; 20:335-347

Weiss LD, Martinez JA, Lecesne BG. ERISA and managed care: Current issues and their impact on medical practice. South Med J 1999; 92:1049-1053

Piazza VM, Martinez JA, Weiss LD. Assessing the testicle. Fed Practitioner 2001; 18(6):12-35

Falterman T, Martinez JA, Daberkow D, Weiss LD. Syncope, tachypnea, and ST elevation in leads V1-V4. An unusual presentation of thrombopulmonary embolism. J Emerg Med 2001; 21:255-261

Weiss LD, Li J. The AAEM white paper on tort reform. J Emerg Med 2006; 30:473-475

Weiss LD. The AAEM white paper on due process rights for physicians. J Emerg Med 2006 (in press)

Weiss LD. The AAEM white paper on restrictive covenants. J Emerg Med 2006 (in press)

Paris PM, Weiss LD. Narcotic agonists. In: Paris PM, Stewart RD(eds). Pain Control in the Emergency Department. Appleton & Lange, 1987, New York, pp. 125-156

Weiss LD, Yealy D. Sickle cell anemia. In: Harwood-Nuss AL,Linden CH, Sternbach G, et al (eds). The Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. JB Lippincott, 1991, Philadelphia, pp. 1113-1115

Dunmire SM, Weiss LD, Paris PM. Non-narcotic analgesics. In: May H (ed). Emergency Medicine (2nd ed). Little Brown, 1992, Boston pp. 594-601

Weiss LD, Dunmire SM. Narcotic analgesics. In: May H (ed). Emergency Medicine (2nd ed). Little Brown, 1992, Boston pp. 587-593

Yealy DM, Weiss LD. Sickle cell anemia. In: Harwood-Nuss AL, Luten RC (eds). Handbook of Emergency Medicine. JB Lippincott, 1995, Philadelphia pp. 596-598

Yealy DM, Weiss LD. Sickle cell disease. In: Harwood-Nuss AL, Linden CH, Sternbach G, et al (eds). The Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine (ed. 2). JB Lippincott, 1996, Philadelphia pp. 911-915

Weiss LD, Brannon JG, Van Meter KW. Hyperbaric medicine as a career alternative for the emergency physician. In: Salluzzo RF, Mayer TA, Strauss RW et al (eds). Emergency Department Management: Principles and Application. Mosby,1997, Philadelphia, pp. 784-797

Van Meter K, Weiss LD, Harch PG. Hyperbaric oxygen in emergency medicine. In: Jain KK (ed.). Textbook of Hyperbaric Medicine (3rd ed.). Hogrefe & Huber, 1999, Seattle, pp. 557-588

Martinez JA, Weiss LD. Medical/legal principles. In: McSwain NE, Paturas JL.(eds). The Basic EMT (2nd ed). Mosby, 2001, Philadelphia, pp. 31-41

Yealy DM, Weiss, LD. Sickle cell disease. In: Harwood-Nuss AL, Wolfson AB, Linder CH et al (eds). Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine (3rd ed.). JB Lippincott, 2001, Philadelphia, pp. 1033-1037

Van Meter K, Weiss L, Harch PG. HBO in emergency medicine. In: Jain KK (ed.) Textbook of Hyperbaric Medicine (4th ed.) Hogrefe & Huber, 2004, Seattle

Martinez JA, Weiss LD. Regulatory issues. In: Harwood-Nuss AL, Wolfson AB, Linder CH et al (eds). Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine (4th ed.). JB Lippincott, 2005

Weiss LD. Patient safety and the liability crisis. In: Croskerry P, Cosby K, Schenkel S et al. (eds.) Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine. Lipincott Williams & Wilkens, 2008, Philadlephia (in press)

Martinez JA, Weiss LD. Regulatory issues. In: Harwood-Nuss AL, Wolfson AB, Linder CH et al (eds). Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine (5th ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkens, 2008 (in press)