PAUL WEISSBLATT, M.D.

Dr. Weissblatt recently relocated with his family to Lee County, from New York City, where he served as the Associate Program Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.  As a physician who has lived and worked in New York City for over 10 years, Dr. Weissblatt is passionate about caring for his local community, including its diversity and access to the best possible gastrointestinal care.  It is this commitment and passion for serving the local community that he hopes to bring to Lee County.    


His passion for service started during his medical residency at New York Methodist Hospital, after which he was selected to be the Chief Medical Resident.  Following his Chief Medical Residency, Dr. Weissblatt continued his training and specialized in the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Weissblatt was subsequently appointed to the position of Associate Program Director for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at NYP- Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, and has been a leader in his field, presenting at local and national conferences, and mentoring and teaching young gastroenterologists in training.  


Dr. Weissblatt focuses on a wide array of conditions and preventive health concerns including Colon Cancer prevention, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Abdominal Pain, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Fatty Liver.  Board Certified in the field of Gastroenterology, Dr. Weissblatt uses his procedural skills, including colonoscopy and upper endoscopy, to aid in his diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases.  He is conveniently providing care to both our Cape Coral and Fort Myers office locations and is dedicated to providing superior, expedited, and compassionate Gastrointestinal care to our community.

 

Accepting new patients:

I am accepting new patients.

PRIMARY SPECIALTY:

Gastroenterology

MY EDUCATION:

Undergraduate Education:

Muhlenberg College

Medical Education:

Ross University School of Medicine

Residency:

New York Methodist Hospital

Fellowship:

Gastroenterology

New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital 

Board Certifications:

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Board Certified in Gastroenterology

In Practice Since:

2017

Professional Memberships:

American College of Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterological Association

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

American College of Physicians

Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine

Publications:

Weissblatt, P, Cheung, D, AlKhedr, H, Arya, M. Disseminated Neuroendocrine Tumor of the Lymph Nodes Masquerading as a Pancreatic Neoplasm. American College of Gastroenterology 81st Annual Scientific Meeting, Pending poster presentation, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016.

 

Weissblatt, P, Cheung, D, Arya, M. Falling for Pneumobilia: A Case of Blunt Force Trauma. American College of Gastroenterology 81st Annual Scientific Meeting, Pending poster presentation, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016.

 

Yakubov, M, Weissblatt, P, Verma, H, Arya, M. Stress Dose Steroids Trigger a Strongyloides Hyperinfection. American College of Gastroenterology 80th Annual Scientific Meeting, Poster presentation, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2015.

 

Weissblatt, P, Ivanova, Z, Grosman, I, Mohanty, S. Elucidation of Periprocedural Factors in Patients Undergoing PEG Tube Placement and the Subsequent Impact on Hospital Length of Stay. American College of Gastroenterology 80th Annual Scientific Meeting, Poster presentation, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2015.

 

Weissblatt, P, Ivanova, Z, Grosman, I, Mohanty, S. Elucidation of whether clinical practice-dependent factors or patient-dependent characteristics have a greater influence on delays in PEG tube placement. North American Gastroenterology Fellows Conference of the American College of Gastroenterology; Podium speaker, Tampa, Florida, 2014.

 

Weissblatt, P, Verma, G, Dosik, A. SuperCoagulopathy and SuperWarfarins. Medical Society State of New York; Poster presentation, Tarrytown, NY, 2013.