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About Dr. Weller


Special Expertise

Anesthesia for spine surgery
Regional anesthesia

Patient Stories


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Associate Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Medical: Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany, 1995
Internship: University of Florida, Gainesville, 1999
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville
Columbia University, New York, 2002
Fellowship: Critical Care at Columbia University, New York, 2003

State Licensure


English, Spanish, German, French, Polish

Publications by Dr. Weller

Selected Journal Articles

A general review of the environmental impact of health care, hospitals, operating rooms, and anesthetic care, Mark Weller, International Anesthesiology Clinics, 2020 Fall; 59 (4): 64 – 69; PMID: 32925236

Neuroanesthesia Guidelines for Optimizing Transcranial Motor Evoked Potential Neuromonitoring During Deformity and Complex Spinal Surgery A Delphi Consensus Study Walker CT, Kim HJ, Park P, Lenke LG, Weller MA, Smith JS, Nemergut EC, Sciubba DM, Wang MY, Shaffrey C, Deviren V, Mummaneni PV, Chang JM, Mummaneni VP, Than KD, Berjano P, Eastlack RK, Mundis GM Jr, Kanter AS, Okonkwo DO, Shin JH, Lewis JM, Koski T, Hoh DJ, Glassman SD, Vinci SB, Daniels AH, Clavijo CF, Turner JD, McLawhorn M, Uribe JS.Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Jul 1;45(13):911-920.PMID: 32539292

Addresssing a national crisis: The Spine Hospital and department's response to the Covid-19 pandemic in New York City, JM Lombardi, T Bottiglieri, N Desai, KD Riew, V Boddapati, M Weller, C Bourgeois, S McChrystal, RA Lehman, Spine J. 2020 Sep; 20 (9): 1367 – 1378, PMID: 32492529

Cognitive Aids for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuroanesthetic Emergencies: Consensus Guidelines on Behalf of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC) Education Committee. Hoefnagel AL, Rajan S, Martin A, Mahendra V, Knutson AK, Uejima JL, Kositratna G, Weller M, Yang H, Ahuja S, Bailey C, Bebawy JF.J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2019 Jan;31(1):7-17.PMID: 30334936

Safety of a High-Dose Tranexamic Acid Protocol in Complex Adult Spinal Deformity: Analysis of 100 Consecutive Cases Lin JD, Lenke LG, Shillingford JN, Laratta JL, Tan LA, Fischer CR, Weller MA, Lehman RA Jr.Spine Deform. 2018 MarApr;6(2):189-194. PMID: 29413743

Selected Books/Chapters

Book Chapter ICP Monitoring/ Acute ICP Increase The Anesthesia Guide, Atchabahian & Gupta, McGraw Hill

Selected Presentations

Poster Presentation at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting "Craniotomy for Tumor: Head versus Heart? Brad Hamik M.D.; Mark Weller M.D. Columbia University/ New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Abstract Presentation:"Irreversible Anaphylaxis in Living Donor Renal Transplant", Wiliam P Qiao MD, Mark Weller MD, International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), Montreal, Canada


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 31, 2023, Dr. Weller reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.