Leonard Weiss, MD, FACEP, FAEMS

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Assistant Medical Director, STAT MedEvac
  • PHC Medical Director
  • Emergency Department Attending Physician

Dr. Weiss is an Assistant 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 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.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Emergency Medical Services, University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine, 2016
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency, 2015
  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2012
  • BA, Biology, Indiana University, 2007