Dr. Brett Fortune, MD

Dr. Brett Fortune, MD

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Transplant Hepatology  |  
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39 y/o
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Dr. Brett Fortune, MD is a transplant hepatology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.Read his story

Weill Cornell Digestive and Liver Diseases

1305 York Ave Fl 4

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Fortune's Experience

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Dr. Fortune's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Transplant Hepatology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine and Transplant Hepatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Fortune's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fortune "Dr. Brett E. Fortune, MD, MSc, is a Transplant Hepatologist who joins the NYP/Weill Cornell team at the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation. Dr. Fortune specializes in the medical management of all types of liver disease including viral hepatitis B and C, alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD), autoimmune and cholestatic liver diseases, inherited and metabolic liver disorders, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. He also evaluates patients in need of liver transplant and delivers comprehensive pre- and post-transplant medical care in collaboration with fellow providers at the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation of NYP. Dr. Fortune earned his BS degree with Summa Cum Laude and Honors from North Carolina State University and received his MD degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center and his Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology fellowships at The University of Colorado. Dr. Fortune has a clinical focus to provide excellent care for patients with advanced liver disease and those who need or have received liver transplantation. His research interests include clinical outcomes related to complications of cirrhosis and portal hypertension as well as quality improvement in the care of patients with cirrhosis or those who have received a liver transplant. He has written several papers and book chapters in the field, actively participates as a reviewer for several journals, and is an active participant in many national academic societies."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fortune "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Transplant Hepatology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fortune has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fortune's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fortune to family and friends
4.3
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Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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  • 3
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Dr. Fortune's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Dr. Fortune accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Fortune has admitting privileges

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Yale - New Haven Hospital
20 York St
New Haven, CT 06510
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