Education

Fellowship
Medicine/Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1981
Residency
Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1978
Internship
Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1976
Degree
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1975

Medical Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978

Gender

Male

State License

G36875
  • About Me

    About Me

    Preferred Name: James N. Weiss

    James N. Weiss received his medical degree and internal medicine training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his cardiology fellowship training at the UCLA 1981, including clinical electrophysiology training at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands. He then joined the faculty at the School of Medicine, where he was director of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology from 1981-1985, and became a full professor in 1989.

    He became the Director of the Cardiovascular Research Laboratory and Professor of Physiology in 1996, and Chief of Cardiology in 2001.

    His research focuses on ion channel biophysics, cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmias, and ischemia and mitochondrial biology. He leads an interdisciplinary group combining mathematical and experimental biology. He holds memberships in numerous professional organizations, including the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, the Heart Rhythm Society, the Biophysical Society, the American Society of Clinical Investigation, the Association of University Cardiologists.

  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Cardiovascular Disease
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981
    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978

    Education

    Fellowship
    Medicine/Cardiology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1981
    Residency
    Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1978
    Internship
    Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1976
    Degree
    MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1975
  • Clinical Interests
    • General Cardiology
  • Research

    Publications

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