Leonard Weiss

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Leonard Weiss, MD, FACEP, FAEMS, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In the Division of Emergency Medical Services, he specializes in out of hospital care and medical transport. His passion for medicine started in Bloomington, IN, at IU where he trained and worked as an EMT earning cherished experience, friends and mentors.

Dr. Weiss completed his residency and fellowship training here at the University of Pittsburgh. He is Medical Director of the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety, an attending emergency physician at Mercy Hospital, as well as serves as a flight physician and Assistant Medical Director for STAT MedEvac and medical command physician for UPMC Communications Center and Airline Consultation Service, STAT-MD. He serves as the Medical Director of City of Pittsburgh Police-SWAT, as well as Medical Director of Carnegie Mellon University EMS.

Lenny is thrilled to be part of the residency program, serving as Director of the Prehospital Rotation, enraptured by "all things Jeep". He is co-investigator for the University of Pittsburgh Resuscitation Logistics and Informatics Venture (ReLIVe) and holds board certifications in Emergency Medicine and the Emergency Medical Services subspecialty. His career is focused on EMS and combining technology, invention, public health and medicine. He has a passion for music and theater.

Academic & Clinical Titles

Assistant Medical Director, STAT MedEvac

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Attending Emergency & EMS Physician, UPMC

Co-Director, Center for Cardiac Arrest Survival

Medical Command Physician (MD-1), UPMC Prehospital Care

Medical Director, City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety

Board Certifications

Emergency Medical Services, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Education & Training


Emergency Medical Services - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


Emergency Medicine - University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Medical School

MD - Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN


BS - Indiana University, Bloomington, IN


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