Dr. Clifford Weiss is a Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science. He also holds appointments in Surgery and Biomedical Engineering. Additionally, he serves as Medical Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID), the Director of the Johns Hopkins HHT Center of Excellence as well as Director of the Johns Hopkins Vascular Anomalies Center.
Dr. Weiss' clinical focus lies in vascular and interventional radiology with a particular focus on the diagnosis and treatment of vascular malformations. This includes venous and lymphatic malformations, arteriovenous malformations, pulmonary arteriovenous malformations and Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) and varicoceles. Dr. Weiss also is a pioneer in the use of MRI for interventional guidance (iMRI), especially for the treatment of vascular malformations.
Dr. Weiss' research focuses primarily on the preclinical and clinical development of Bariatric Embolization, a new endovascular procedure designed to help fight obesity, and on the development of new embolic therapies and devices. Dr. Weiss is the Deputy Editor of Interventional Content for the journal Radiology.
Dr. Weiss received his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1995, his M.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2001. He completed an internship in internal medicine on the Osler Service in 2002, his residency in Diagnostic Radiology in 2007, and a Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional radiology in 2008, all at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
He is certified by the American Board of Radiology in both Diagnostic Radiology and in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, and he is a Fellow both of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) and of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE).