Laura Weissman, MD

Assistant in Medicine

Instructor in Pediatrics

  • Contact: 617-355-4125

  • Fax: 617-730-0252

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Toilet Training Consultation
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • ADHD
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Behavior Problems
  • Cognitive and Emotional Development
  • Developmental Delays
  • Enuresis and Encopresis
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities

Departments

  • Medicine

Programs

  • Developmental Medicine Center
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-4125

Experience and Education

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Publications

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  1. Olson H, Shen Y, Avallone J, Sheidley BR, Pinsky R, Bergin AM, Berry GT, Duffy FH, Eksioglu Y, Harris DJ, Hisama FM, Ho E, Irons M, Jacobsen CM, James P, Kothare S, Khwaja O, Lipton J, Loddenkemper T, Markowitz J, Maski K, Megerian JT, Neilan E, Raffalli PC, Robbins M, Roberts A, Roe E, Rollins C, Sahin M, Sarco D, Schonwald A, Smith SE, Soul J, Stoler JM, Takeoka M, Tan WH, Torres AR, Tsai P, Urion DK, Weissman L, Wolff R, Wu BL, Miller DT, Poduri A. Copy number variation plays an important role in clinical epilepsy. Ann Neurol. 2014 Jun; 75(6):943-58.
  2. Harstad E, Mauras C, Weissman L, Augustyn M. Autism after DSM 5: the potential impact in one child's case. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2014 Apr; 35(3):228-9.
  3. An Y, Amr SS, Torres A, Weissman L, Raffalli P, Cox G, Sheng X, Lip V, Bi W, Patel A, Stankiewicz P, Wu BL, Shen Y. SOX12 and NRSN2 are candidate genes for 20p13 subtelomeric deletions associated with developmental delay. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2013 Dec; 162B(8):832-40.
  4. Laura Weissman, Leonard Rappaport. Encopresis. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, A handbook for primary care. Parker, Zucherman and Augustyn Editors. 2010.
  5. Laura Weissman, Leonard Rappaport. Enuresis. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, A handbook for primary care. Parker, Zucherman and Augustyn Editors. 2010.
  6. Weissman L, Sices L, Augustyn M. "He is just a little shy like me": screening for autism in a young child. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2010 Oct; 31(8):675-7.
  7. Laura Weissman, Carolyn Bridgemohan . Autism spectrum disorders in children and adolescents: Overview of management. UpToDate edited by Mary M Torchia. 2010.
  8. Laura Weissman and Carolyn Bridgemohan. Autism spectrum disorders in children and adolescents: Complementary and alternative therapies. UpToDate edited by Mary M Torchia. 2010.
  9. Laura Weissman and Carolyn Bridgemohan. Autism spectrum disorders in children and adolescents: Pharmacologic interventions. UpToDate edited by Mary M Torchia. 2010.
  10. Laura Weissman and Carolyn Bridgemohan. Autism spectrum disorders in children and adolescents: Behavioral and educational interventions. UpToDate edited by Mary M Torchia. 2010.
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  12. Yiping Shen, Kira A. Dies, Ingrid A. Holm, Carolyn Bridgemohan, Magdi M. Sobeih, Elizabeth B. Caronna, Karen J. Miller, Jean A. Frazier, Iris Silverstein, Jonathan Picker, Laura Weissman, Peter Raffalli, Shafali Jeste, Laurie A. Demmer, Heather K. Peters, Stephanie J. Brewster, Sara J. Kowalczyk, Beth Rosen-Sheidley, Caroline McGowan, Andrew W. Duda, III, Sharyn A. Lincoln, Kathryn R. Lowe, Alison Schonwald, Michael Robbins, Fuki Hisama, Robert Wolff, Ronald Becker, Ramzi Nasir, David K. Urion, Jeff M. Milunsky, Leonard Rappaport, James F. Gusella, Christopher A. Walsh, Bai-Lin Wu, David T. Miller, and on behalf of the Autism Consortium Clinical Genetics/DNA Diagnostics Collaboration . Clinical Genetic Testing for Patients With Autism Spectrum Disorders . Peditarics. 2010; 125:e727-e735.
  13. Shen Y, Dies KA, Holm IA, Bridgemohan C, Sobeih MM, Caronna EB, Miller KJ, Frazier JA, Silverstein I, Picker J, Weissman L, Raffalli P, Jeste S, Demmer LA, Peters HK, Brewster SJ, Kowalczyk SJ, Rosen-Sheidley B, McGowan C, Duda AW, Lincoln SA, Lowe KR, Schonwald A, Robbins M, Hisama F, Wolff R, Becker R, Nasir R, Urion DK, Milunsky JM, Rappaport L, Gusella JF, Walsh CA, Wu BL, Miller DT. Clinical genetic testing for patients with autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):e727-35.
  14. Laura T. Weissman, MD, Division of Developmental Medicine, Laurie Glader, MD, Matthew Gregas Department of Neurology, PhD3, Sion Kim Harris, PhD Clinical Research Program Survey Core MD, MPH, Division of Developmental Medicine, Eugenia Chan, Boston, MA . Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Children with Cerebral Palsy. 2009.
  15. Weissman, LT, Bridgemohan, CF. Bowel Function, Toileting and Encopresis. Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Editor, William Carey MD. 2008.
  16. Laura Weissman MD, Leonard Rappaport MD. Urinary Incontinence in Children. Merck Manual of Patient Symptoms Robert S. Porter Editor. 2008; 525-533.
  17. Weissman LT, Marro PJ, Kessler DL, Sobel DB, Morrow DL, Boggs S, Allan WC. Progressive ventricular dilatation (PVD) over the past 22 years. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2003 May; 88(3):F257.
  18. Platt R, Adelson-Mitty J, Weissman L, Zaleznik D, Lee ML, Baker CJ. Resource utilization associated with initial hospital stays complicated by early onset group B streptococcal disease. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1999 Jun; 18(6):529-33.
  19. Weissman LT et al. Documentation of second-by-second breastfeeding behaviors using a novel method. Journal of Human Lactation. 1997; 13 (1):23-7.
  20. Sugarbaker DJ, Heher EC, Lee TH, Couper G, Mentzer S, Corson JM, Collins JJ, Shemin R, Pugatch R, Weissman L, et al. Extrapleural pneumonectomy, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy in the treatment of diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1991 Jul; 102(1):10-4; discussion 14-5.
  21. Elias AD, Ayash LJ, Eder JP, Wheeler C, Deary J, Weissman L, Schryber S, Hunt M, Critchlow J, Schnipper L, et al. A phase I study of high-dose ifosfamide and escalating doses of carboplatin with autologous bone marrow support. J Clin Oncol. 1991 Feb; 9(2):320-7.
  22. Elias AD, Ayash LJ, Eder JP, Wheeler C, Deary J, Weissman L, Hunt M, Critchlow J, Schnipper L, Frei E, et al. Escalating doses of carboplatin with high-dose ifosfamide using autologous bone marrow as support: a phase I study. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 1991; 117 Suppl 4:S208-13.
  23. Antman K, Eder JP, Elias A, Ayash L, Shea TC, Weissman L, Critchlow J, Schryber SM, Begg C, Teicher BA, et al. High-dose thiotepa alone and in combination regimens with bone marrow support. Semin Oncol. 1990 Feb; 17(1 Suppl 3):33-8.
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