Dr. Kurt R. Weiss is an assistant professor in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology. Dr. Weiss attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He performed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh and his musculoskeletal oncology fellowship at the University of Toronto. Dr. Weiss also directs the Musculoskeletal Oncology Research Center. As a bone cancer survivor, he brings passion and enthusiasm to the laboratory, clinic, and operating room. He is a member of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the Connective Tissue Oncology Society. He is an author of over 40 journal articles and book chapters on musculoskeletal oncology-related topics.