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
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.
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
Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.
Ross University School of Medicine
New York Methodist Hospital
New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified in Gastroenterology
In Practice Since:
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
Weissblatt, P, Cheung,
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
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. Super‐Coagulopathy
Medical Society State of New York; Poster presentation, Tarrytown, NY, 2013.