COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM BMMSA

Our first priority is the health, wellness and safety of everyone who walks through our doors.

Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association is open for medically necessary office visits and procedures only. BMMSA as a corporation is taking all necessary precautions and following public health safety guidelines in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

TeleMedicine appointments are now available. Please contact your physicians office for eligibility, additional information, and with any concerns or questions.

As per order of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, any person entering our office building is required to wear a face mask at all times. Patients will not be permitted to enter the building without a face mask.

All patients should expect to be phone screened by Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association staff for COVID-19 symptoms or exposures prior to their appointment and again upon arrival. Patients should also expect to be temperature screened upon arrival in the office.

If your answer to any of the following questions is “Yes”, we ask that you call to reschedule your appointment.

In the past 14 days, have you developed any fever, cough or shortness of breath?
In the past 14 days, have you developed any of the following new symptoms?

  • Body aches or muscle pains?
  • Chills or repeated shaking with chills?
  • Headache?
  • Sore throat?
  • New loss of taste or of smell?
  • Have you, or anyone you have close contact with, been recently referred for COVID-19 testing?

In the past 14 days, have you traveled outside of PA? If “Yes”, please call the office to notify us of travel BEFORE your appointment. Patients recently returning from travel restricted states or countries will be asked to reschedule their appointment.

For the safety of our staff and other patients, patient family members or companions are not permitted at this time to accompany patients to their appointments (unless medically necessary or the patient is a minor). Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists Association respectfully asks family members or companions to wait outside or safely in their vehicle.

We encourage all of our patients to visit the CDC website and Main Line Health COVID-19 Response website to read more about everyday preventative measures and for the most up to date guidance regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are concerned that you may have the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact your local Health Departments.

If you have any questions regarding our policy and your appointment, please call your doctor’s office.

Rochelle R. Weiss, M.D.

Dermatology

Specialties

  • Dermatology

    Board Certified 1997

Location

Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Pavilion
825 Old Lancaster Road
Suite 450
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

6 Lancaster Ave.
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Phone: (610) 642-1090
Fax: (610) 658-5861

Education & Training

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Internship

Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

Residency

Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

Affiliations

  • Bryn Mawr Hospital – On staff since 1999
  • Lankenau Hospital – On staff since 1999
  • Paoli Hospital – On staff since 1999

Activities

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Dermatology

Volunteer Clinical Faculty

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Medical Student Government: Class Representative, 1992-1993
  • Fundraising Committee Co-chair, 1992-1993
  • Physical Diagnosis Instructor, 1991-1993
  • Admissions Committee – Interviewer, 1990-1993
  • Penn Community Health Projects – Women’s Health Group, 1990-1993

BeSunSensible

Frequent lecturer for this non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent melanoma through educational activities targeted at parents and caregivers of young children, 2000-present.

Certifications

  • Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, July, 1994
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, September, 1997

Memberships

  • American Medical Association / Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • National Psoriasis Foundation
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery

Research

  • Research using in-vitro systems for characterization of post-inflammatory mast cell/endothelial interactions, with George F. Murphy, M.D., in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 1993.
  • Research evaluating sebum composition, keratinocyte morphology, bacteriology, microcomedone analysis, and skin sensitivity to determine etiologic factors in pre-and post-menstrual acne flares, with Albert M. Kligman, M.D., Ph.D. in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 1995-1997.

Publications

  • Weiss RR, Whitaker-Menezes D, Longley J, Bender J, Murphy GF: Human dermal endothelial cells express membrane-associated mast cell growth factor. J Invest Dermatol 104:101-106, 1995.
  • Weiss RR, Heymann WR: Keratosis lichenoides chronica. In Demis, et al (eds): Clinical Dermatology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.J. Lippincott, Co., 1997.
  • Weiss RR, Heymann WR: Lichen ruber moniliformis. In Demis, et al (eds): Clinical Dermatology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.J. Lippincott, Co., 1997.
  • Weinberg JM, Weiss RR: Derma-Dilemma: Granulomatous rosacea. Hospital Physician 33(8): 50-51, 1997.
  • Weiss RR, James WD: Allergic contact dermatitis from aromatherapy. American J Contact Dermat 8(4): 250-251, 1997.
  • Weiss RR, Mowad C: Contact urticaria from xylene. American J Contact Dermat 9(2): 125-127, 1998.
  • Weiss RR: Dermatology Diagnosis: Back from a trip to Florida. Cortlandt Forum 12(3): 154-157, 1999.

Presentations

  • “The Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome”, at the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Champion, Pennsylvania, October 5, 1996.
  • “Oral Melanoacanthoma”, at the Gross and Microscopic Symposium, American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 21, 1997.
  • “Dermatologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease”. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, The Lankenau Hospital, August 24, 2001.
  • Various lectures in the community, schools, etc.
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