Leonard B Weiner, MD

Leonard B Weiner, MD
Appointed 10/01/72
5410 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-6331

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pediatrics: Infectious Disease

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Pediatrics


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School/Children's Hospital Medical Ctr., Boston, MA, 1970, Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1968
  • Internship: University of Pennsylvania Health System, 1964
  • MD: Tufts University School of Medicine, 1963

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric infections, immunizations, Pediatric HIV, new antibiotics

Education Interests

  • Training for Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellows

Research Interests

  • Clinical Research focusing on Pediatric and Adolescent Vaccine Trials, antiviral therapeutic trials and epidemiologic studies of pediatric respiratory viral infections. NIH-NIAID-CASG

Clinical Trials

  • A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blinded Comparative Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics of Daptomycin Versus Active Comparator in Pediatric Subjects with Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis Due to Gram-Positive Organisms.
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  • A Phase 2/3, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of E/C/F/TAF in HIV-1 Infected Virologically Suppressed Adolescents.
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  • A Phase 2/3Multicenter, Open-Label, Multicohort, Two-Part Study Evaluating the Pharmacokinetics (PK) Safety, and Efficacy of Cobicistat-boosted Atazanavir (ATV/co) or Cobicistat-boosted Darunavir (DRV/co), Administered with an Optimized Background Regimen (BR) in HIV-1 Infected, Treatment-Experienced, Viroligically Suppressed Pediatric Subjects.
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  • A Phase 2/3Multicenter, Open-Label, Multicohort, Two-Part Study Evaluating the Pharmacokinetics (PK), Safety, and Antiviral Activity of Elvitegravir (EVG) Administered with a Background Regimen (BR) Containing a Ritinavir-Boosted Protease Inhibitor (PI/r) in HIV-1 Infected, Antiretroviral Treatment-Experienced Pediatric Subjects.
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  • An Open Label, Randomized, Adaptive, Two-Arm, Multicenter Trial to Evaluate Pharmackinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Two Doses of Oseltamivir (Tamilflu) in the Treatment of Influenza in Immunocompromised Children, Less than 13 Years of Age, with Confirmed Influenza Infection.
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Specialties & Certification

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Otitis Media
  • HIV Infection and AIDS
  • Immune Abnormalities


  • Adults and Children

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

3/20/14 Mysterious polio-like illness affecting children in California

Research Abstract

Blatter M, Weiner L, Kennedy D, Bologa M:  Safety of Tetanus-Diphtheria-Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine in Adults.  17th World Conference of Family Doctors, WONCA 2004.

Polak M, Weiner L, Cragin L, McLaurin K, Sorenson S, Groothuis J, Mahadevia P.  Cost-effectiveness of RSV Prophylaxis with Palivizumab after Valuing a Reduction in Recurrent Wheezing Among Preterm Infants 32-35 Weeks Gestation, American Academy of Pediatrics Conference, San FranciscoCA, 2007.

Suryadevara M, Moro MR, Rosenbaum P, Kika D, Ridell S, Shaw J.  Invasive community-acquired methicililn-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children in upstate New York.  Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu HI, May 2008.

Moro MR, Contello K, Holz W, Weiner LB, Shaw J.  Subcutaneous (SCIG) veruss Intravenous (IVIG Immunoglobulin Replacement Therapy in a Pediatric Population with Primary Immunodeficiencies (PID).  Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore MD, May 2009.


Frankowski, BL, Weiner, LB, the Committee on School Health and the Committee on Infectious Diseases, AmericanAcademy of Pediatrics:  Head Lice.  Pediatrics, 2002;110:638-643.

Havens, PL and the Committee on Pediatric AIDS, AmericanAcademy of Pediatrics:  Postexposure Prophylaxis in Children and Adolescents for Nonoccupational Exposure to Human Immunodeficiency Virus.  Pediatrics, 2003;111(6):1475-1489.

Samkari A, Kiska DL, Riddell SW, Wilson K, Weiner LB, and Domachowske JB.  Dipylidium Caninum Mimicking Recurrent Enterobius Vermicularis (Pinworm) Infection.  Clin Pediatr, 2007.



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Practice/Contact Information

Immunology and Infectious Disease Program

Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus Maps and Directions
Address: 4W, 750 East Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-1996
Fax: 315 464-7564
New Patient Phone: 866 543-KIDS (5437)
Insurance Info: Pediatric Service Group, LLP

Pediatric Designated AIDS Center

Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus Maps and Directions
Address: 4W, 750 East Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-6331
New Patient Phone: 866 543-KIDS (5437)
Website: Pediatric Designated AIDS Center
Insurance Info: Pediatric Service Group, LLP

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