Eric A Weiss, MD, FACEP

Emergency medicine doctor

Professor of Surgery (Emergency Medicine) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Emergency Department

  • 900 Quarry Road Extension
  • Stanford, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-5111
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Professional Education

Residency: Highland General Hospital (1988) CA

Internship: Highland General Hospital (1984) CA

Professional Education: Medical College of Georgia (1983) GA

Board Certification: Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine (1991)

Residency: Albany Medical Center (1989) NY

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award, American College of Emergency Physicians (2000-2001)

Administrative Appointments

Medical Director, Office of Service Continuity and Disaster Planning, 2006

Fellowship Director, Stanford University Medical Center Disaster Medicine Fellowship, 2008

Chairman, SUMC and LPCH Bioterrorism and Emergency Preparedness Task Force, 2001

Chairman, American College of Emergency Physicians Section of Wilderness Medicine, 2008

Associate Director, Trauma, 1994

Director of Continuing Medical Education, Division of Emergency Medicine, 1995

Director, Stanford University Fellowship in Wilderness Medicine, 2001

Medical Director, San Mateo County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency, 2006

Water is a safe and effective alternative to sterile normal saline for wound irrigation prior to suturing: a prospective, double-blind, randomised, controlled clinical trial.
Weiss, E. A., Oldham, G., Lin, M., Foster, T., & Quinn, J. V. (2013). Water is a safe and effective alternative to sterile normal saline for wound irrigation prior to suturing: a prospective, double-blind, randomised, controlled clinical trial. BMJ open, 3(1).

D-Dimer Is Not Elevated in Asymptomatic High Altitude Climbers after Descent to 5340 m: The Mount Everest Deep Venous Thrombosis Study (Ev-DVT)
Zafren, K., Feldman, J., Becker, R. J., Williams, S. R., Weiss, E. A., & Deloughery, T. (2011). D-Dimer Is Not Elevated in Asymptomatic High Altitude Climbers after Descent to 5340 m: The Mount Everest Deep Venous Thrombosis Study (Ev-DVT). HIGH ALTITUDE MEDICINE & BIOLOGY, 12(3), 223-227.

Drive-Through Medicine: A Novel Proposal for Rapid Evaluation of Patients During an Influenza Pandemic
Weiss, E. A., Ngo, J., Gilbert, G. H., & Quinn, J. V. (2010). Drive-Through Medicine: A Novel Proposal for Rapid Evaluation of Patients During an Influenza Pandemic. ANNALS OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 55(3), 268-273.

Wilderness Improvisation
Weiss, E. A. (2007). Wilderness Improvisation. Wilderness Medicine.

Topics in international and travel medicine.
Chiao, A. R., & Weiss, E. L. (2005). Topics in international and travel medicine. The California journal of emergency medicine / California Chapter of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, 6(4), 74-75.

Travel Medical Kits
Weiss, E. A. (2004). Travel Medical Kits. Travel Medicine.

Medical considerations for wilderness and adventure travelers
Weiss, E. A. (1999). Medical considerations for wilderness and adventure travelers. MEDICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 83(4), 885-?.

Medical Considerations for Wilderness and Adventure Travelers
Weiss, E. A. (1999). Medical Considerations for Wilderness and Adventure Travelers. The Medical Clinics of North America.