Chief, Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital

Arnold-Peter Weiss, MD is an internationally recognized hand surgeon and professor of orthopaedics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He specializes in hand and wrist reconstruction with a particular interest in finger and wrist joint replacement surgery.

Dr. Weiss earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins University. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a hand surgery fellowship at the Indiana Hand Center.

He is the current editor of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery and former editor of the Journal of Hand Surgery. He is dean of admissions at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the holder of 13 United States' patents for widely used medical devices. Dr. Weiss has been honored with the America's Top Doctors, Best Doctors in America and America's Top Surgeons awards.


Hand Surgery

Areas of Expertise

Hand Surgery
Microvascular Surgery
Upper Extremity
Wrist Surgery

Hospital Affiliations


Medical School:Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency:Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship:Indiana Hand Center