Dana A. Weiss, MD

Dana A. Weiss, MD, is an attending pediatric urologist in the Division of Urology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Cloacal and Bladder Exstrophy, Complex genitourinary reconstruction, Hypospadias, Minimally invasive surgery, Spina Bifida and Neurogenic Bladder
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County
Phone: 215-590-2754

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


    General Surgery - University of California, San Francisco, CA


    General Surgery - University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Urology - University of California, San Francisco, CA


    Pediatric Urology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

  • Conditions Treated
  • Departments and Services
  • Publications




    Kathrins M, Weiss DA, Gupta K, Canning DA, Bellah RD. Urethral imaging in pediatric urology. Chap. 15 in Palmer LS, Palmer J (eds.): Pediatric & Adolescent Uroradiology. New York: Springer, 2014 (in press).


    Blaschko SD, Weiss DA, Odisho AY, Greene KL, Cooperberg MR. Proximal bulbar peri-urethral abscess. [Case Report] International Brazilian Journal of Urology 39(1):137-138, Jan./Feb. 2013.


    Weiss DA, Yang G, Myers JB, Breyer BN. Condyloma overgrowth caused by immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome. [Case Report] Urology 74(5):1013-1014, Nov. 2009 (Epub July 17, 2009).


    Kim CB, Weiss D, Ruddle F. Survey of Hox genes in the skate, Raja eglanteria. Chap. in Shimizu N, Aoki T, Hirono I, Takasima F (eds.): Aquatic Genomics: Steps Toward a Great Future. New York: Spring, 2003, 133-138.



    Long CJ, Pulido J, Weiss DA, Tasian GE, Kalmus A, Srinivasan AK, Shukla AR. Urinary tract infection after ureteroscopy: Can we identify those patients at risk for infection? Presented at the 2013 Society for Pediatric Urology, Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 2013.

    Long CJ, Weiss DA, Zderic SA, Canning DA, Carr MC. Narcotic rescue is not required post-operatively in children <1 year of age after penile surgery with regional block: A prospective study. Presented at the 2013 Society for Pediatric Urology, Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 2013.



    Blaschko, SD., Weiss, DA., Odisho, AY., Greene, KL., Cooperberg, MR. Proximal bulbar periurethral abscess. Int Braz J Urol. 39(1): 137-8, Jan, 2013.


    Yang, G., Villalta, JD., Weiss, DA., Carroll, PR., Breyer, BN. Gender differences in academic productivity and academic career choice among urology residents. J Urol. 188(4):1286-90, Oct 2012.

    Rodriguez, E Jr. (co-first author), Weiss, DA. (co-first author), Ferretti, M., Wang, H., Menshenina, J., Risbridger, G., Handelsman, D., Cunha, GR., Baskin, LS.: Specific morphogenetic events in mouse external genitalia sex differentiation are responsive/dependent upon androgens and/or estrogens. Differentiation. Oct;84(3):269-79, 2012.

    Qiao, L.*, Rodriguez, E. Jr.*, Weiss, DA., Ferretti, M., Risbridger, G., Cunha, GR., Baskin, LS. Expression of Estrogen Receptor Alpha and Beta is Decreased in Hypospadias. J Urol. 187(4): 1427-33, April 2012.

    Weiss, DA., Kovshilovskaya, B., Breyer, BN. Trends of manuscript authorship in Urology: a 35 year progression. J Urol. 187(1): 253-8, Jan 2012.


    Weiss, DA. (co-first author), Rodriguez, E Jr. (co-first author), Cunha, T., Barcellos D., Chan, Ly., Risbridger, G., Baskin, L., Cunha, G. Morphology of the external genitalia of the adult male and female mice as an endpoint of sex differentiation. Mol Cell Endocrinol. Aug 27, 2011.

    Rodriguez, E Jr. (co-first author), Weiss, DA. (co-first author), Yang, JH., Menshenina, J., Ferretti, M., Barcellos, D., Chan LY., Migliardi, J., Risbridger, G., Cunha, GR., Baskin, LS.: New Insights on the Morphology of Adult Mouse Penis. Biol Reprod. 85(6): 1216-21, Dec 2011.

    Weiss, DA., Harris, CR., Smith, J.: The use of complementary and alternative medicine in the treatment of infertility. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol, Feb 2011.

    Rodriguez, E Jr., Weiss, DA., Copp, HL. Adherence to antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux. Adv Urol. 2011: 1331127, 2011. 

    Posters and Presentations

    Weiss, DA., Rodriguez, E Jr., Menshenina, J., Cunha, G., and Baskin, L. Timing of flutamide
    exposure causes varied degrees of malformations in mouse penis and clitoris. Presented at 2011 AAP, Boston.

    “Specific Morphogenetic Events in Mouse External Genitalia Sex Differentiation are Responsive To or Dependent Upon Androgens and/or Estrogens.” Presented at the Northern California Urological Resident Seminar, April 2012.

    “Growing left renal mass in 26 week premie – road to diagnosis and treatment.” Presented at the Society of Fetal Urology, New Orleans, October 2013