Andrew J. Weiland, MD

Dr. Andrew J. Weiland is an attending orthopedist at Hospital for Special Surgery. He is currently Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Professor of Surgery (Plastic) at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

Dr. Weiland is also the past President of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (1991), the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (1995), the American Orthopaedic Association (1998-1999), and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1998-1999). He has served as the Treasurer of AAOS (2000-2003) and has authored over 250 papers dealing with the hand, wrist, and elbow.

He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.


Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery), Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Dupuytren's Contractures
Upper Extremity Joint Replacement
Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Wrist Fractures
Arthritis of the Hand, Free Vascularized Bone Grafts


“Best Doctors in New York,” New York Magazine, 2001-2013
Treasurer American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2000-present
President of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1998-1999
President of the American Orthopaedic Association, 1998-1999
President of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1995


Board of Trustees, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1979-present
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1977-present

Insurances Accepted

United Healthcare

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MD, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, 1968


General Surgery Internship; University of Michigan Medical Center; Ann Arbor, Michigan; 1968-1969


University of Michigan, General Surgery Residency, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1969-1970
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Baltimore, Maryland, 1972-1975


ASIF Fellowship in Internal Fixation of Fractures, Switzerland
Christine Kleinert Hand Fellowship, Louisville, Kentucky, 1975


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1977
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery, 1989

State Licensure

New York

Andrew J. Weiland, MD has contributed to the following educational materials:

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Editorial Appointments

Associate Editor, International Journal of Microsurgery, 1981-present
Board of Advisory Editors, Clinical Orthopaedic and Related Research, 1982-present
Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1983-present
Senior Advisory Board, Hand Index, 1984-present
Editorial Board; Orthopaedic Knowledge Update II, (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons); 1984-present
Associate Editor Year Book of Orthopaedics; 1989-present
Editorial Board, Journal of Orthopaedic Techniques; 1991-present
Editorial Board, Perspectives in Orthopaedic Surgery; 1991-present

Selected Publications

Tedore, T.R., YaDeau, J.T., Maalouf, D.B., Weiland, A.J., Tong-Ngork, S.,  Wukovitz, B., Paroli, L., Urban, M.K., Zayas, V.M., Wu, A., Gordon, M.A:  Comparison of the Transarterial Axillary Block and the Ultrasound-Guided  Infraclavicular Block for Upper Extremity Surgery. A Prospective Randomized Trial.  Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. July-August, 2009, Vol.34, No.34.

Giuffrida, AY., Gyuricza, C., Periono, G., Weiland, AJ: Foreign Body Reaction  to Aretlon Spacer: Case Report The Journal of Hand Surgery Vol 34A,  Number 8,  October 2009.

Kepler, C K., Kummer, J.L., Lorich, D.G., Weiland, A.J.: Radiocapitellar  prosthetic arthroplasty for capitellar nonunuon. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow  Surgery, October 15, 2009.

Cooney III, William B., Gelberman, Richard H., Weiland, AJ., Benson, Leon S:  The Problems with Distal Radial Fractures: A Roundtable Discussion. American  Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Vol 3, Number 12, December 2009.

Kepler, C.K., Kummer, J.L., Lorich, D.G., Weiland, A.J:  Radiocapitellar  Prosthetic Arthroplasty for Capitellar Nonunion.  Journal of Shoulder and Elbow  Surgery. March, 2010:19(2):e13-7.

Gay, D.M., Raphael, B.S., Weiland, A.J: Revision Arthroscopic Contracture  Release in the Elbow Resulting in an Ulnar Nerve Transection. A Case Report. The  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, May, 2010, Vol.92-A, No.5, pg.1246-1249.

Kang, L., Rosen, A., Weiland, A.J: Small Joint Arthrodesis and Arthroplasty.  Plastic Surgery Secrets Plus Second Edition. 2010, Chapter 124, pg.806-812.
Cooney III, WB., Benson, LS., Gelberman, RH., Weiland, AJ: Clinical News And Views. AAOS NOW, December 2009, Volume 3, No. 12

Cross, MB., Sherman, SB., Kepler, CK., Neviaser, AS., Weiland, AJ:  The  Evolution of Elbow Arthroplasty: Innovative Solutions to Complex Clinical  Problems. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, March 9-13th 2010, Vol. 92-A  Supplement 2.

Gyuricza, C., Carlson, M., Weiland, AJ., Wolfe, SW., Hotchkiss, RN., Daluiski, A:  Removal of Locked Volar Plates After Distal Radius Fractures. The Journal of Hand Surgery June 2011, Volume 36A, Number 6  

Schrumpf, MA., Lee, AT., Weiland, AJ: Foreign-Body Reaction and Osteolysis Induced by an Intraosseous Poly-L-Lactic Acid Suture Anchor in the Wrist: Case Report. The Journal of Hand Surgery, November 2011 Volume 36A, Number 11

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Books/Chapters

Weiland, A.J; Urbaniak, JR; Seaber, AV: AN INTRODUCTION TO ORTHOPAEDIC MICROSURGERY.Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press, 1981.

Urbaniak, JR; Steichen, JB; Weiland, A.J; Wood, MB; Seaber, AV: MICROSURGICAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY MANUAL. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1984.

Weiland, A.J Guest Editor: HAND CLINICS Kienbock's Disease W.B. Saunders August 1993

Weiland, AJ., Rohde,.R.l: ACUTE MANAGEMENT OF HAND INJURIES. Publisher: SLACK Inc., 2009.

Selected Presentations

15th Annual Symposium: Current Concepts in the Prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries in the recreational and professional golfer: Identifying and treating hand injuries in the golfer October 25, 2007 Westchester Country Club, Rye, NY

New England Orthopaedic Society meeting Guest Professor: 1. Distal radius fractures, 2. Scaphoid fractures, 3. Hand and wrist sports injuries When to fix and when to wait. Boston Ma November 16-17, 2007.

From the Finger tip to the Shoulder; Acumed Course: TFCC Injuries and wrist instability, December 1, 2007 Miami Beach, Florida

Research Triangle Park Orthopaedic Society-Grand Rounds: Distal Radius Fractures, Scaphoid Fractures. Chapel Hill, NC 1/15-1/16/08

2nd USA IBRA Scientific Symposium & Workshop for the Upper Limb, Friday September 10, 2010. Scaphoid Fracture & Nonunions: tips and pearls.

2nd USA IBRA Scientific Symposium & Workshop for the Upper Limb, Friday September 10, 2010. Titled “My treatment of distal radius fracture: A 30-year prospective

2010 AAOS Wrist Course

2010 Poster Presentation

Cross, MB., Sherman, SL., Kepler, CK., Nevaiser, A., Weiland, AJ: The Evolution of Elbow Arthroplasty: Innovative Solutions to Complex Clinical Problems.  2010 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting.  March 9-13th, 2010.

2011 Hand and Upper Extremity Think Tank. Clinical questions in search of solutions. Presenter- Unicondylar P1 Fractures- Acute and Delayed Treatment.
Moderator- Management of Radial Carpal Salvage Procedures, Is there a Role for a Total Wrist? February 5-9, 2011. Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Avon, Colorado.

Dr. Andrew Weiland, Hand Specialist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Belaire Building
2nd Floor
525 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1575
Fax: 212.535.0426

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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