Robert F. Weiss

Robert F. Weiss, DPM


Member of: Stamford Health Medical Group

About Me

Dr. Weiss is a foot and ankle surgeon, who served as Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery at the former St. Joseph’s Hospital in Stamford. He is a veteran of 35 marathons and is known to many as “The Running Doctor.” A graduate of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Weiss completed his residency at The James C. Giuffre Medical Center, formerly St. Luke’s & Children’s Medical Center, in Philadelphia. He has written hundreds of articles on sports medicine-related injuries. Dr. Weiss has spent over 25 years in research development and clinical testing of a patented, high-tech, biomechanical orthotic for aiding with walking and general foot comfort. He holds two U.S. patents for orthotics that stabilize the foot and ankle and help relieve knee, hip and lower back symptoms.



Special Interests

Foot & Ankle Surgery, Sports Medicine


  • Podiatry


Medical School

Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine


James C. Giuffre Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate - American Board of Lower Extremity Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery - American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

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