Department Colorectal Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
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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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


Education & Fellowships

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

Residency - Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA USA

Internship - Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA USA

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

Undergraduate - Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA USA

Professional Highlights

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


  • Surgery - General 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


  • 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 2/14/2020, 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

187 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

31 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Dr Weiss takes time to explain his findings and his proposed treatment in the simplest manner so that all may understand.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Excellent! The finest of physicians!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

There was a second Doctor who assisted Dr. Weiss. He was rude, interruptive and unprofessional. His attitude towards me put me in a defensive position and my judgment and focus for the remainder of the visit was on his rudeness.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

everything went perfectly. Had to call to change location to Coral Springs. Was able to do that. Seeing the doctor was great and everything worked out well

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

doctor response -good

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

I have been a patient of Dr Weiss for 18 years. I trust & respect him.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Weiss was very thorough...listened to what i had to say and he followed up...5 stars for Dr Weiss

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr. Weiss is phenominal, he explains everything answers all questions. Truly one of the best!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Dr Weiss was referred to me by another physician.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. Weiss successfully understood my situation by correctly analyzing my records and verbal history. I was happy with his caring approach and am trying the medicine to hep my issue. I left relieved to know surgery was not the immediate answer to my problem. I was impressed with his ease and professionalism and did not feel rushed through my appointment.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Very professional, efficient and caring staff. Dr. Weiss and Sherry are awesome.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

our experience with Dr. Weiss, was great along with the other Dr who initially called. They both took their time to understand what we were asking. Took time to explain what was going to take place & put our minds at ease!

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Dr Weiss is awesome. I went to him for a second opinion and he had thoroughly reviewed my case before we got on the phone together. He is very knowledgeable and very compassionate.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Dr Weiss and his fellow were excellent care providers. I have complete confidence in their diagnosis.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Dr Weiss & his entire team are phenomenal. I would not hesitate to refer to them & to Cleveland Clinic Hospital.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

If it was not for Dr Weiss I am sure I would not be here today.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

I am extremely pleased with the care I received from Dr. Weiss & his staff. My visit was to discuss my colonoscopy schedule after receiving my DNA results. I have a genetic mutation for colon cancer & I'll need to get a colonoscopy annually. Dr. Weiss answered my questions & I appreciated the time he took with me.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Very happy with Cleveland Clinic & Dr Weiss

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Cleveland Clinic staff & Dr. Wiess were kind & caring at all times. Great place & terrific Dr.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Dr. Weiss also called me back. I respect a doctor that takes time for his patients.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

great all around experience with Dr Weiss and Cleveland Clinic as a whole.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

extremely pleased with Dr. Eric Weiss

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

There were two doctors present one of them was a student. Both very good team.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr Weiss and Staff are the best.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Visit with Dr Weiss went well...the person who is scheduling the surgical procedure needed to be prompted 3 times before i was able to confirm a matter of fact was supposed to receive a call today (it's almost 4:30) with a date/time pre-op nurse is to call us.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr..Weiss was very thorough...answered all our concerns and try to accommodate us regarding timing. Excellent bedside manners.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Dr. Weiss is the best in every way!

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Dr. Weiss is the best! I wouldn't go anywhere else. 5 star

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Dr. Weiss and team safe my life.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Dr Weiss took the time to listen and review my medical history and then explain how we would proceed

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Exceptionally good and professional experience with doctor and staff

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