Matthew J. Weiss, M.D.
Dr. Weiss is a native Floridian from Sarasota, Florida. He completed his undergraduate degree in neuroscience at the University of Miami, where he graduated cum laude and ranked number one in his class. He acquired his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, serving as the co-president of the prestigious medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha – a distinction reserved for only the top 5% of each class. He completed both his ophthalmology residency and his fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Weiss continues to teach the next generation of eye specialists as a voluntary assistant professor at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and as an affiliate faculty member at the Florida Atlantic University Schmidt College of Medicine.
His many accolades include awards for his research investigating new treatments for blinding eye conditions. Dr. Weiss has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals and contributed to numerous textbooks. In 2011, Dr. Weiss became the first resident worldwide to use the Catalys femtosecond laser cataract system.
Since his arrival in Boca Raton, Dr. Weiss has repeatedly been acknowledged for his excellence in the field of ophthalmology. He has been featured on NBC News Channel 5 WPTV for his work with the Gift of Sight program, as well as in the Palm Beach Illustrated magazine and the Boca Raton Observer for his work in Palm Beach County. He has also been named to the respected Castle Connolly Top Doctors list by his fellow physicians for many years running.
Dr. Weiss is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He provides the latest technology and treatments in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery.
Outside of the office, Dr. Weiss enjoys spending time with his wife, Taylor, and their two boys, Elliott and Bennett. He also has passions for traveling, photography, reading, athletics, and of course University of Miami football.