About James Weiss, M.D.My name is James Weiss, M.D. but I’ve always been called Jed. I moved to Chapel Hill from the San Francisco Bay Area 2 years ago after spending 10 years on the Clinical Faculty at Stanford University’s Medical Center as the psychiatric consultant to the Stanford inpatient pain program. I have been practicing psychiatry for many years and during that time, I’ve been in private practice, been Medical Director of two hospitals and have been on the clinical faculty and staff at UCLA, UCSF and Stanford. I have often been involved in teaching interns, residents and fellows at these hospitals and have really enjoyed it. Over the past 10 or 12 years, I’ve had a special interest in the psychiatric aspects of pain medicine, but I’ve also spent many years as a general psychiatrist and psychotherapist with interests in post-traumatic stress disorders, including sexual, environmental and occupational traumas, anxiety, depression and couples issues. I was trained at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute after going to Medical School at USC in Los Angeles. With a long-standing interest in psychotherapy, my philosophy as a psychiatrist is always to think about what is best for my patients and to encourage them to develop coping skills to deal with the challenges they face. This can include good medication practices as well as reflective therapeutic approaches. At Stanford as well as other places, I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate with some truly exceptional psychologists and physicians, which has served me well. Based on feedback I have received, my patients have consistently found me to be thoughtful and approachable.
Education & Certifications
– Doctor of Medicine from the University of Southern California s School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA
– Bachelor of Art from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL
– Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
- Anxiety Disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Memory (Alzheimers/Dementia)
- Adjustment Disorder
- Cognitive Disorder
- Personality Disorders
- Somatic Symptom Disorders/Pain
- Developmental/Intellectual Disorder (including Autism)
- Pregnancy/Post-Partum Conditions
- PTSD/Trauma and Stress Related Disorders
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Attention Deficit Disorder
- Treatment Resistant Depression
- Impulse Control Disorders
- Women's Health - Hormonal Imbalance
- Depression with Suicidality
- Depression w/Psychosis
- Depressive Disorders
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May 26, 2022
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March 10, 2022
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October 15, 2021
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October 15, 2021
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September 15, 2021
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September 10, 2021
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August 24, 2021
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August 5, 2021
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July 16, 2021
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July 13, 2021
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June 25, 2021
I like my doctor and he has prescribed meds that help with my depression & anxiety. I've begun talking about my core issues which are hard for me, he understands me.
June 8, 2021
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May 26, 2021
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May 18, 2021
I had been terrified to get on medication but Dr. Weiss is awesome and listened to my concerns, and he is not pushy. He also lets me know how my medication will interact with other meds.
April 27, 2021
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April 27, 2021
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April 9, 2021
I enjoy the ease of the telehealth appointments.
April 6, 2021
I can talk to him easily, he listens well, he has found the right medications for me.
April 1, 2021
Dr. Weiss is really wonderful. Very compassionate and really takes the time to listen and discuss.
May 26, 2020
It is definitely something I would do again. The provider was caring, explained the treatment plan