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Dr. Scott Weiss, MD, CAQSM

Speciality: Primary Care Sports Medicine

Dr. Scott Weiss, a distinguished Primary Care Sports Medicine physician, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to South Island Orthopedics. With a passion for non-operative conservative treatment, he specializes in office orthopedics, handling a wide array of conditions, including fractures, sprains, spinal pain, arthritis, tendon pathology, and more. Dr. Weiss is also a certified acupuncture practitioner and a skilled user of musculoskeletal ultrasound for both diagnostic and interventional purposes.

He stays on the cutting edge of orthopedic treatment, which includes biologic treatments such as platelet-rich plasma therapy for arthritis and tendon pathology. Dr. Weiss plays a pivotal role in collaborating with our team of surgeons to ensure patients receive the most suitable care. His commitment to education is evident through his role as a musculoskeletal ultrasound instructor and his founding of the educational website Dr. Weiss has hosted numerous conferences and is a sought-after lecturer in this field.

Patients of various ages, ranging from teenage athletes to individuals in their 80s and 90s, benefit from Dr. Weiss’s comprehensive approach to acute and chronic musculoskeletal issues. His dedication to promoting wellness extends beyond his medical practice, as evidenced by his involvement in occupational health and his contributions to online publications and video platforms. Dr. Scott Weiss is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for his patients through personalized, conservative care and a commitment to education and innovation in the field of sports medicine. His multifaceted background and passion for healthcare make him a valuable member of the South Island Orthopedics team.


  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine (Recertified in November 2020)
  • Certified in Primary Care Sports Medicine (CAQ) (Recertified in November 2019)
  • New York State Certified in Acupuncture
  • ARDMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography for Musculoskeletal Ultrasound)

Education & Experience


  • Undergraduate Education: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (August 1990 – May 1994)
  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (August 1994 – May 1998)
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY (July 1998 – June 2001)
  • Primary Care Sports Fellowship: United Health Services, Binghamton, NY (July 2007 – June 2008)
  • Orthopedic Research Associate: Hospital for Special Surgery/Dr. Russell Warren, NY, NY (August 2001 – June 2002)
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician: Various institutions from December 2008 to July 2022, including Brooklyn Premier Orthopedics, Premier Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, Gotham City Orthopedics, and The Orthopedic Institute Lake City, Florida.
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine/Primary Care Sports Medicine at SUNY Downstate Department of Orthopedics, Brooklyn, New York (February 2019 – Present)


  • Golden Key Honor Society at Cornell University
  • Ho-Nun-De-Kah Honor Society at Cornell University
  • A Division of USA Top Docs, NY Top Docs 2024

Administrative Leadership Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Instructor at Upstate Medical University


  • Founder of musculoskeletal ultrasound website
  • Online presence on with 33,191,189 unique visitors, 39,413,814 visits, and 99,802,734 page views of ProbeUltrasound musculoskeletal ultrasound videos
  • YouTube Channel: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with 28,784 views

Invited lectures/Presentations

  • Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Hosted 11 musculoskeletal ultrasound conferences in Garden City, New York
  • Taught St. John’s Physician Assistant Students while working at Brooklyn Premier Orthopedics
  • Conducted on-site musculoskeletal training throughout the nation

Other Interests & Acheivements

  • 3D Modeling & Animation: Built Musculoskeletal 3D Models using Cinema 4D, featured on
  • Singing/Songwriting: Known as artist “Solomon Weiss” with music available on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, and YouTube
  • Artwork: Pastel artwork, including portraits and modern abstract pieces, displayed in Caelum Gallery in NYC in 1998
  • Marathon Finisher: Completed marathons including the Philadelphia Marathon in 2015, 2016, and 2019, the NYC Marathon in 2017 and 2018, and the Long Island Marathon in 2018 and 2021
  • Language Fluency: Fluent in English and Spanish