Joseph Weiss, M.D.
Joseph Weiss, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Gastroenterology
University of California, San Diego

SMART ASK BOOKS

Joseph B. Weiss, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, at the University of California, San Diego. Accepted to university at age fifteen, he attended the University of Michigan, University of Detroit, and Wayne State University. Reflecting his broad interests, he majored in Medieval English Literature, Astrophysics, and Invertebrate Zoology. Following his graduation from the Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California at Irvine. Under the auspices of the World Health Organization and others, he has pursued interests in Tropical and International Medicine and Public Health with extended stays in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Subsequently completing a clinical and research fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of California, San Diego, he has remained active on the clinical faculty of the School of Medicine.

Dr. Weiss is also an accomplished humorist and professional speaker. He has presented at international conferences and conventions, universities, medical schools, hospitals and medical centers, Fortune 500 companies, YPO/WPO, Bohemian Grove, Esalen Institute, Renaissance Weekend, Aspen Brain Forum, international destination spas & resorts, etc. Co-hosting a popular health care radio program on a major network affiliate in California showcased his skills as a communicator with a mellifluous voice.

Front cover - No Excuse... Save Your LifeNEW!!   No Excuse... Save Your Life! the Essential Path to Colorectal Cancer Prevention
This potentially life-saving book clearly explains the importance and practicality of colorectal cancer screening and prevention. Designed to engage and inform the public, No Excuse offers a clear pathBack cover - No Excuse... Save Your Life to protect one's health from this common, yet preventable, disease. Colorful images and graphics highlight the text which contains a wealth of practical, but rarely discussed, information. Each chapter offers concise summaries of the in-depth content making this book an indespensible resource and guide. Each individual and their health care providers will both benefit from the valuable and empowering information gathered under one cover.


Non-Fiction Books by Dr. Weiss cover a variety of issues around the digestive system, from how it works (or doesn't) to advances in science that contribute to living longer, better lives.

AirVeda: Ancient & New Wisdom, Digestion & Gas, by Joseph Weiss, M.D.  To Air is Human - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Intestinal Gas, by Joseph Weiss, M.D.  Artsy Fartsy - Cultural History of the Fart by Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Scoop on Poop by Joseph Weiss, M.D.  You Don't Know Sh*t - Until You Read This Book by Joseph Weiss, M.D.  How Do You Doo?: Everybody Pees & Poops! by Nancy Cetel, M.D. and Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Quest For Immortality: Advances in Vitality & Longevity by Danielle Weiss, M.D., Nancy Cetel, M.D., and Joseph Weiss, M.D.  Food for Thought: Brain, Gut, Microbes, Diet - DVD by Joseph Weiss, M.D.

The Fart Side Series is perfect for all people who pass gas, even if they don't want to admit it! $14.95 expanded Full Blast editions (Color, 122 pages), $9.95 Pocket Rocket editions (Color, 96 pages)

The Fart Side Series by Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Fart Side Series by Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Fart Side Series by Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Fart Side Series by Joseph Weiss, M.D. 

The Funny Side Collection is a series of unique books, with each volume (6"x9", 122 pages, 86 full color illustrations) focused on a single subject with tasteful hilarious cartoons, fascinating factoids, and obscure trivia that will entertain and enlighten. Combining the award-winning talents of both a master cartoonist, and physician professors, the volumes are proof that 'Laughter is the Best Medicine!'

The Ruff Side: Dog Days, by Nancy Cetel and Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Bark Side: It's a Dog's Life!, by Nancy Cetel and Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Purr Side: Cat's Meow!, by Nancy Cetel and Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Fur Side: Herding Cats!, by Nancy Cetel and Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Married Side: Knot That Hard!, by Nancy Cetel and Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Family Side: Baby Steps!, by Nancy Cetel and Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Farm Side: Fowl Play!, by Nancy Cetel and Joseph Weiss, M.D.  The Her Side: Wonder Woman!, by Nancy Cetel and Joseph Weiss, M.D.

The Divine Comedy Collection are filled with hysterical cartoons and spiritual musings, dealing with religion and faith. Created, written, and illustrated by award winning cartoonist Dan Reynolds, these volumes will have you praying for more.

Divine Comedy: Spiritual Musings & Hysterical Religious Cartoons Vol. 1, by Dan Reynolds and Joseph Weiss, M.D.   Divine Comedy: Spiritual Musings & Hysterical Religious Cartoons Vol. 2, by Dan Reynolds and Joseph Weiss, M.D.
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