Dr. Weissend joined AAKC in 2004 and has spent them serving the children and families at Children’s Mercy Hospital. He attended Medical School at University of Rochester (NY). Dr. Weissend completed his anesthesiology residency at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium and Pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center. While at Children’s Mercy, Dr. Weissend has served as Department Chair, Medical Director of Pre- and Post- Anesthesia Care Units and as a Department Lead. Prior to joining AAKC, he had a total of 11 years active duty military service, including deployments to Operation Desert Storm and Iraq. He also has complete 10 overseas medical missions trip during his time at AAKC.