Giora Weisz, MD

Expertise in: 
Interventional Cardiology
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Overview

Giora Weisz, MD is an Associate Professor in Clinical Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Director of Operations and Director of Clinical Cardiovascular Research for Columbia Interventional Cardiovascular Care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dr. Weisz graduated from the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Israel. He completed his residency in internal medicine and cardiology fellowship at the Carmel Medical Center in Haifa, Israel, and completed full training in interventional cardiology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. As a practicing interventional cardiologist, Dr. Weisz has particular interest in current and innovative technologies. He has pioneering experience with novel robotic-enhanced coronary interventions, including navigation and positioning technologies. Additional interests include management of incomplete revascularization, novel intravascular imaging, and strategies for prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Angioplasty, Percutaneous, Transluminal
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Heart Disease
  • Stents
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Languages

  • Hebrew

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Mediblue (Senior)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Healthfirst
  • HMO
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Health Net (PHS)

  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Health Plus - Amerigroup

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Community Medicare
  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee POS
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE SelectHealth

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Hadassah Medical School, The Hebrew University (Israel)
  • Internship: Carmel Hospital Medical Center
  • Residency: Carmel Hospital Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Fellowship: Carmel Hospital Medical Center

Research