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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

See publications for Eric Weiss, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 1/9/2023, 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

271 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 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

45 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Service both medically and bedside by Dr. Weiss was excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2022

Dr Weiss is one of the best physicians that I have ever treatedwith

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

I drive 100 miles to see Dr Weiss. He is the best

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

I was treated very well and professionally by the doctor and his staff.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Great doctor and experience.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

My colonoscopy appointment went extremely well. I spoke to Dr. Weiss both before & after my procedure.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

Dr. Eric Weiss is an excellent physician and surgeon, who has been compassionate and caring throughout my treatment for cancer, my surgery, and follow up visits. He explains everything I simple terms and has been extremely responsive in all my interactions with him, despite his busy schedule and the demands on his time.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2022

I think Dr Weiss has and awesome team and will recommend anyone I know that needs his expertise.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

Dr. Weiss and his Staff were exceptionally nice to me and explained

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2022

Dr. Weiss and staff were excellent.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2022

Dr Weiss was very nice and personable.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

I made the best decision in choosing The Cleveland Clinic I was very impressed with Dr Weiss and his staff. I feel very secure about my decision

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Dr Weiss gave me excellent care. He made me feel very comfortable regarding the colonoscopy.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

I'm so relieved to have a Dr that listens and had answers.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Good experience as always. Doctor listens/ responds to questions, concerns of patient.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr. Weiss was excellent. What I appreciated the most was how he listened and did not rush.. He looked me straight in the eyes and took his time. I was a surgical nurse, I know surgeons. I felt very safe and comfortable with him.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Everyone was very nice, very knowledgeable, and compassionate. Everyone I encountered made me feel very comfortable and I was very nervous. Dr. Weiss actually called me a couple of days before my appointment because I had a question. That meant a lot to me. He was very nice and explained everything to me very well.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

I highly recommend everyone on staff and Dr. Weiss, all were great!

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Love my doctor

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

Dr. Weiss is an outstanding physician.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Again, everything with my appointment with Dr. Weiss, his fellow and the nurses was great.

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

Dr Weiss is exceptional. It was a great experience.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Altogether the experience was very good. The providers were knowledgeable and efficient while caring

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Very impressed on the staff. When I was there I felt I have the right Doctor . Dr. Weiss impressed and made me very comfortable in what he said about what I have in store in the next month.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr Weiss and his staff are excellent! I trust them and literally am putting my life in God's and their hands.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Dr. Weiss educated me and was gentle and considerate.

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Excellent physician. Great bed side manner

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Dr Weiss is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

Dr. Weiss is the best. I thank him for saving my life, if wasn't for his immediate response I wouldn't be here. My kids and family are very thankful for his kindness.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Can't speak highly enough of Dr Weiss and his staff.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr. Weiss is fantastic.He always puts me at ease and has a way of comforting me and his bed side manner relaxes me. He has been correct about everything he has told me since I first met him almost a year ago.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Dr. Weiss and the team members working with me Very professional

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Weiss is a true medical professional

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Nurse was incredible, nurse anesthetic was fantastic, very professional and kind. Doctor was highly competent.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Excellent service and great nurses and doctor

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Excellent- from Dr. Weiss, Anesthesia team and specifically the pre and post op nurse.What a professional and personable team & great facility.Thank you everyone.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

Dr Weiss was excellent clearly explaining my situation and various options

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

Dr Weiss is an excellent dr.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

I am always grateful and appreciative of Dr. Eric Weiss and his team.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

I recommend dr Eric to everyone. He is beyond exceptional

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

DR ERIC is beyond exceptional. Very good treatment

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2022

Dr Eric Weiss saved my life 11 years ago. He is my all time favorite doctor. He will always have my respect and thanks!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

He's a good listener and was able to explain procedure in easily understandable waysl

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Good doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

I wish you had a superstar option!! He was absolutely the best. I was extremely nervous and he came over to calm me down. So soft spoken and kind. Right up to the procedure he was soothing and professional. I felt in capable, competent hands. I've already recommended him to my friends. Top notch doctor.

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