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Justin Matthew Weis, M.D.


Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-4161

Administrative: (585) 396-6635

Office: (585) 396-6355

Fax: (585) 396-6492

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments


Dr. Weis cares for patients at FF Thompson, Strong Memorial, and Highland Hospital. He works to improve regionalization of critical care networks while extending the expertise of the academic medical center into the community through the UR FF Thompson collaboration. He is passionate about improving the quality and safety of patient care while building opportunities for medical education in the community setting. He performs bronchoscopy, thoracentesis / tube thoracostomy, and vascular access for patients with a variety of disorders.

Professional Background

Dr. Weis completed his medical degree at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in 2007. He moved to Rochester, NY for Internal Medicine Residency while couples matching with his wife Emily for training, who grew up in the Geneseo, NY area. After completing residency, he served as an Internal Medicine Chief Resident 10'-11' at the University of Rochester.

During Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship training at the University of Rochester he participated in basic science research in interstitial lung disease under Dr. Patricia Sime and R. Matthew Kottmann.

Dr. Weis joined the UR Medicine Pulmonary and Critical Care Faculty summer of 2014.



  • Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine


BS | University of Iowa

MD | University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2011 - 06/30/2014
Fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2008 - 06/25/2010
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2007 - 06/30/2008
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Department of Medicine Fellows Teaching Award

National AMA Foundation Leadership Award

2006 - 2007
Hancher- Finkbine Medallion Recipient In Recognition of Leadership, Learning, and Loyalty.
Location: the University of Iowa

2006 - 2007
Gus G Nopoulus Scholarship, UI Foundation

2006 - 2007
Dennis & Katheryn Boatman Scholarship, UI Foundation

2006 - 2007
Dennis R. Schuldt Scholarship, UI Foundation

IOWA - Improving Our Workplace Award UIHC / Carver College of Medicine

Gary Seamans Leadership Institute, Galena, Il
Location: University of Iowa – College of Engineering

Student Leadership Retreat
Location: University of Iowa – Carver College of Medicine

Presidential Student Service Award, President Clinton

Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America

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Journal Articles

Tsang G, Insel MB, Weis JM, Morgan MA, Gough MS, Frasier LM, Mack CM, Doolin KP, Graves BT, Apostolakos MJ, Pietropaoli AP. "Bioavailable estradiol concentrations are elevated and predict mortality in septic patients: a prospective cohort study." Critical care : the official journal of the Critical Care Forum.. 2016 Oct 21; 20(1):335. Epub 2016 Oct 21.

Weis JM, Levy PC. "Copy, paste, and cloned notes in electronic health records: prevalence, benefits, risks, and best practice recommendations." Chest.. 2014 Mar 1; 145(3):632-8.

Weis JM, Staicu SA, Chase KS. "Lung-on-a-chip microdevice, right ventricular dysfunction as a predictor of survival, and lung ultrasound in community-acquired pneumonia." American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine.. 2013 Oct 15; 188(8):1028-9.