Medical Info, Web Links

Patient information from David S. Weiss MD

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Web links

  • Actors' Equity Supplemental Disability
    Information on supplemental Workers’ Compensation benefits, formerly known as salary continuance benefits, available to Actors' Equity performers who are injured on the job and lose time and salary as a result.

  • Career Transition For Dancers
    Career Transition For Dancers is a not-for-profit organization that enables dancers to define their career possibilities and develop the skills necessary to excel in a variety of disciplines.

  • Dr. Weiss at NYU Langone Medical Center
    Dr. Weiss' website at NYU Langone Medical Center. Links with information on Tisch Hospital and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.

  • Eccentric Exercise - Achilles
    This short video demonstrates the technique for performing calf eccentric strengthening exercises, used to treat achilles tendinopathy.

  • Eccentric Exercise - Quadriceps
    This short video demonstrates the technique for performing quadriceps eccentric strengthening exercises, used to treat patellar tendinopathy (jumper's knee).

  • Harkness Center for Dance Injuries
    Information about the clinical, educational, and research activities of this center, where Dr. Weiss is Associate Director.  Information for patients (including "Common Dance Injuries"), for students (including "Dance Medicine as a Career") and for dance medicine professionals.

  • International Association for Dance Medicine and Science
    Educational organization for the dance medicine community.

  • New York Consumer Guide to Health Insurers
    This brochure from the New York State Insurance Department provides consumers with information about the quality of care their HMOs and health insurers are providing so they can make informed decisions about their health care. Includes complaint and appeal information for all types of insurers in New York State.

  • NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
    Location (map) and directions for pre-admission testing, surgery, and the Immediate Care Center (orthopaedic urgent care center).

  • Orthopaedic Immediate Care Center at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
    This walk-in urgent care center (known as "I-Care") treats orthopaedic problems from 8 am to 11 pm, 7 days a week.

  • Performing Arts Medicine Association
    Educational organization for the performing arts medicine community.

  • Vitamin D Test Results
    Information from the "Vitamin D Council." If you have had your vitamin D levels tested, this will help you understand what the results mean, and what action you might need to take.

  • Workers' Compensation Board, New York State
    Information for patients ("workers") regarding on-the-job injuries in New York, including benefits, treatment guidelines, hearings, and complaints ("Advocate for Injured Workers").

Contact Information

Dr. Weiss' office:
317 East 34th Street, 8th Floor
Between 1st and 2nd Avenues
New York, NY USA 10016 View map Phone 212-263-7743 Fax 646-754-1032

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