Dr. Sam Weissman

Sam Weissman, M.D.

Gastroenterologist

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Sam Weissman, MD is a skilled and experienced gastroenterologist caring for the Brooklyn, NY community. Dr. Weissman obtained his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He then completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Dr. Weissman is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine gastroenterology. Dr. Weissman gives each patient his focused attention, and he prides himself on delivering the best treatment available. Patients trust his expertise because he consistently provides high-quality care that leads to positive and lasting health outcomes.

After receiving his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Weissman worked at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. During that time, he continued his training in Therapeutic Endoscopy, gaining expertise in endoscopic tests, esophageal stent placement, and small bowel enteroscopy. He has been a Chief of Gastroenterology at New York Methodist Hospital for almost 20 years, as well as a Chief of Department at Interface Medical Center.


Care Philosophy

Dr. Weissman’s approach is an integrative philosophy as we believe in both conventional medicines and natural, homeopathic treatments as we look at the entire patient. We elicit incredible empathy and care given to patients throughout their stay in our office. My office staff has an exceptional ability in keeping patients at ease and giving thorough nutritional counseling and other advice for various disorders.


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Dr. Weissman has been a Chief of Gastroenterology at New York Methodist Hospital for almost 20 years, as well as a Chief of Department at Interface Medical Center.


Education

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Medical School, Internship in Internal Medicine and Residency in Internal Medicine

Maimonides Medical Center
Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology


Board Certifications

GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY

ENDOSCOPY

BOARD CERTIFIED


Awards and Publications

Indaram AVK, Nandi S, Weissman S, Lam S, Bailey B, Blumstein M, Greenberg R, Bank S.

Elevated Basal Intestinal Mucosal Cytokine Levels in Asymptomatic First Degree Relatives of Patients with Chrohn's disease. World J. Gastroenterology 6: 49-52, 2000.

Pertsovsky Y, Shukla V, Weissman S. Hepatic Amyloidosis Presenting with Severe Intrahepatic Cholestasis, A Heralding Feature of Systemic Amyloidosis. New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York.

Rahim M, Weissman S. Gastric Cancer with Lymphatic Metastasis to the Lung. New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York.

Sachdeva C, Bank 8, Greenberg R, Blumstein M, Weissman S. Fluctuations in Serum Amylase in Patients with Macroamylasemia.

Am J Gastroenterol 1995; 90:800-03.

*Third place in annual academic competition at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Griffel LH, Weissman S, Bank S, Wall DJ, Amenta PS, Das KM.

Barret's Epithelium (BE): Diagnostic Utility of a Novel Monoclonal Antibody (7E12H12) Gastroenterology 1995; 108:A105 (Abstract).

Weissman S, Lam S, Bailey B, Greenberg R, Blumstein M, Bank S. Can Intestinal Mucosal Cvtokine Levels be Used as Markers to Differentiate and Assess the Severity of Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn's Disease (CD) Patients? Gastroenterology 1995; 108:A939 (Abstract/Poster Presentation).

Lam S, Weissman S, Bailey 13, Bank S, Greenberg R, Blumstein M. Enhanced Mucosal Cytokine Production Radiation Proctitis, Gastroenterology 1995; 108: A856 (Abstract/Poster Presentation).

Weissman 8, Lam S, Bailey B, Sachdeva C, Greenberg R, Blumstein M. Cytokine Levels in First-Degree Relatives of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD and In atients with 113D or Other Colitides. AM J Gastroenterol 1994; 89:1700 (#339-Abstract/Foster Presentation). Also presented in North American Conference of Gastroenterology Fellows at Tampa, Florida -2/95.

Shere ME, Bank S, Weissman S, Bailey B, Gilliland R, Wexner SD, The Influence of Cigarette Smoking on Cvtokine Levels in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Abstract submitted for The Society for Surgery of the alimentary Tract, Inc (SSAT) 1996 Meeting.

Kim J, Weissman S, Bank S, Yazdi AM, Stark B, Bailey B. Elevated Urinary Levels of

Pyridinium Cross-Links in Patients with Pancreatic Disorders and Their Correlation with the Severity of Pancreatitis. Poster Presentation — AGA/ODW 1996 Annual Meeting,

Book Review — The Gut and Pancreas, Miscewicz JJ, Pund RE, Venables CW. Bank 5, Weissman 8, 1995. Digestive Diseases and Sciences.

Weissman S, Zimmerman H, Bank S. The Development and Disappearance of Gastric Polyps Before and After Omeorazole Therapy-A Case Report.Kahn S, Weissman S, Weclok L, Briscliman W. Prognostic Implications of Left Ventricular

Hypertrophy and its Regression in the Old: The Bronx Longitudinal Study. Journal of the American Geriatric Society.

Kim J, Hirth M, Twersky Y, Weissman S. The Natural History of Multiple Battery Inestions — A Case Report. AM J Gastroenterology.

9/88-11/88-- Prepared the science component of a model MCAT for Barron's Guide to Medical and Dental Schools. Dr. Saul Wischnitzer, Fourth Edition, 1989.

6/85-2/86 — Roth Scholarship for Biomedical Research — Compared Holier Monitoring vs. Programmed Electrical Stimulation (PES) in assessing the suitability of an antiarrhythrnic drug and in gauging the risk of sudden death, In collaboration with Deborah Keefe, MD, Director of CCU at Jacobi Hospital.