Dr. Scott is a licensed physical therapist and board certified athletic trainer in the state of New York. He is also a registered exercise physiologist, strength and conditioning specialist and advanced personal trainer with over twenty-five years of experience. Scott possesses both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in exercise physiology and a doctorate in physical therapy.
His affiliations and certifications with all the major certifying bodies domestically and internationally like the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS), American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), American Society of Exercise Physiologist (ASEP), allows him to be a consultant to collegiate, professional and Olympic athletes as well as a trainer to the stars.
Scott is a martial arts practitioner and instructor with a black belt in Tang Soo Do. He is also a certified Lo Han Qiqong instructor. Scott is an avid rock climber and when he is not on the rock, you can find him doing gymnastics, yoga or some other type of bodywork outdoors. His deeply rooted interest in the study of human movement makes him a fan of all sports and body expression.
Dr. Weiss is a seasoned veteran of both enhancing sports performance and providing physical therapy care. His experiences are extremely well rounded and he has been working and healing so many people from many different walks of life. Throughout his career, he had the pleasure and good fortune to work with some of the world’s elite athletes. These include several United States Olympic Teams, National Football League (NFL), National Hockey League (NHL) and the New York Liberty-WNBA. In 2004, Scott was chosen to be part of our United States sports medicine team in Athens, Greece and Beijing, China, where he provided emergency medical and physical therapy services to all our US athletes.
Scott’s emphasis of research and area of expertise in physical therapy is the rehabilitation of the knee and shoulder, as a registered exercise physiologist, his interests are in biomechanics of movement and cardiac rehabilitation. As an author and lecturer, Dr. Weiss has written a myriad of articles and has lectured in almost every university in greater New York. His lectures and articles are on the prevention of exercise injuries, flexibility, weight-loss and integrative medicine. Many of these articles can be seen on this website.
His clinical experience over the years fostered his ideas into research so far that he has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals. Scott also lectures for both profit and non-profit organizations on exercise, nutrition, public health, safety and first aid. Dr. Weiss is involved with charitable organizations and gives his time freely to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Boomer Esiason Foundation, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, NY Road Runners Club (NYC Marathon), Long Island Transplant Organization and many high-schools and colleges in New York State.
Scott is presently the owner and clinical director of Bodhizone for Human Performance & Sports Physical Therapy, PC. He has three offices in New York City, midtown east, upper east side and down in Gramercy. A physical therapy or fitness session at Bodhizone is guaranteed to be unique and effective each and every time. Scott and his staff combine yoga, martial arts, sports, physical therapy and functional strength training into many of the workouts, enabling you the patient, to heal while improving your overall health and fitness level. We specialize in creating sport-specific workouts for all sports and customizing physical and fitness training sessions to meet your rehabilitation goals and needs of your body. Scott and his staff combine techniques of present-day physical therapy with a balance from the healing arts of the east.