Department Colorectal Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Advanced Polypectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Fecal Diversion
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colon Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectopexy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Digestive Diseases
  • Laparoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Total Abdominal Colectomy
  • Polypectomy
  • Rectoplexy
  • Re-Do Rectal Surgery
  • Resection of Colon and Rectal Diseases
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery
  • Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Stoma Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgery For Crohn's Disease
  • Surgery for Pilonidal Cyst
  • Surgical Endoscopy and Endoscopic Procedures
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
View all 30 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Pain
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Enterocutaneious Fistula
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Paget's Disease
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pouchitis
  • Presacral Tumors
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistulas
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
View all 28 Specialties +
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Biography

About Eric Weiss, MD

Eric G. Weiss, MD, is the DIO and Chairman of Graduate Medical Education at Cleveland Clinic Florida, as well as the Residency Program Director of the Colorectal Training program, one of the largest training programs in the country. He currently serves on the Residency Review Committee for Colon and Rectal Surgery. He is also the Director of Surgical Endoscopy.

Dr. Weiss holds academic appointments as Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Health Sciences Center of the Ohio State University and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. 

He has published more than 200 manuscripts, more than 40 textbook chapters and more than 400 lectures throughout the United States and the world.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
1997

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Weston, FL USA
1994

Residency - Albert Einstein Medical Center
Surgery
Philadelphia, PA USA
1993

Internship - Albert Einstein Medical Center
Surgery
Philadelphia, PA USA
1989

Medical School - Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
1988

Undergraduate - Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA USA
1984

Professional Highlights

  • Program Director in Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida
  • Chairman of Graduate Medical Education and DIO at Cleveland Clinic Florida

Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Specialty Interests

Surgical endoscopy and endoscopic procedures, laparoscopic surgery for digestive diseases, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis

Awards & Honors

  • Named one of Americas Top Surgeons
  • Named one of Super Docs of South Florida

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon And Rectal Surgery
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • International Society of Laparoscopic Colorectal Disease
  • International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 7/23/2018, Dr. Weiss has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Weiss receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Colospan Ltd.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

184 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2018

There are no bad comments to be made here.This was my first time with Dr.Weiss and he made me feel like I known him for years. Every thing I needed to know was explained to me in detail.My cousin suggested him and I made an appointment to see him. Thankyou

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2018

excellent dr and team

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018

Dr Weiss treated me with excellent care and continues to do so. He is great !!

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2018

Dr.Weiss is great surgeon and his staff especially Felicia, are good caring and very helpful. His assistant at the Hospital is excellent. I would highly recommend this surgical Team.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2018

Dr. Weiss does the surgery, his office and Felicia do the rest. Very well.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2018

In @ 1 o'clock. Surgery @ 5 o'clock.....Not what I expected, yet I do consider the the fact that I saw Dr. Weiss on Thur. and the procedure was on Mon.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

*Dr. Weiss, *Dr. Corgan, *Dr. Sprague, *Dr. Lal and *Dr. Huei were all absolutely amazing. They saved my life!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2018

*Dr. Weiss is terrific. Team is also good & appreciate daily follow up.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018

Dr. Eric Weiss is an excellent, knowledgeable physician. I am so thankful to have been treated by him.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2018

Physicians in my case exemplary/*Dr. Weiss, *Dr. Ercole & anesthesiologists, thank you very much.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2018

I am so grateful to *Dr. Weiss and all the drs. & nurses that were involved in my case.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2018

Dr. Weiss seemed concerned, listened to my point of view, patient, friendly

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2018

Dr. Weiss is a true professional. I am lucky that he is my Dr. You are lucky to have him on your staff.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2018

doctor was not knowledgeable about medicine I requested. He had to literally Google it to find information about it.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017

*Dr. Weiss is amazing. He gave me back my life!!

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017

Dr. Weiss was excellent. For a first time patient he was very impressive in both his exam and how he was documenting his thoughts, impressions, my issues.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2017

It was the best care I could possibly receive!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2017

Everyone on my team (surgical) treated me well.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2017

Dr. Weiss is one of the best care providers ever. He is extremely thorough, compassionate, and professional.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2017

I made several attempts to contact the doctor through mychart with a follow up question from our previous appointment. I never got a response and finally scheduled an appointment and drove the fifty miles to Weston in order to ask the question in person.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2017

Dr. Weiss was compassionate, kind, empathetic, & truly cared for my wellbeing. He has greatly improved my quality of life. I am so grateful.

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