Dr. Brian Eiss, MD

Dr. Brian Eiss, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
35 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Brian Eiss, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.Read his story

Irving Sherwood Wright Center

1484 1st Ave

New York, NY 10075
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Eiss performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Herpes Simplex Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetes Screening
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thyroid Screening
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Eiss's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Eiss' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eiss "Dr. Eiss received his MD from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2008 and completed his internal medicine residency in 2011 and geriatric fellowship in 2012 at NewYork-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center. He was recruited to serve as the Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Chief Resident for the Department finishing his fellowship and in this role, he launched several important initiatives in both inpatient and outpatient sign-out and helped change the structure of the daily resident schedule so that night float residents stay for morning rounds to reduce unnecessary handoffs and add an additional educational opportunity to that rotation. He is currently working on a quality improvement initiative on the inpatient wards to institute a multidisciplinary "discharge timeout" to reinforce crucial changes made to a patient's medication regimen and aspects of follow up in hopes of reducing unnecessary readmissions and improving patient satisfaction. As the sole member of Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates with formal geriatrics training, he provides residents with lectures on geriatric medicine in the outpatient venue and is interested in expanding exposure to geriatrics to residents during their outpatient medicine rotations as well as developing a "Geriatrics Resource Center" and tracking outcomes after implementation."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eiss "As healthcare has improved over the past several decades, more and more adults are living into their 8th, 9th and even 10th decades of life. I seek to provide comprehensive, compassionate and individualized care to all adults based on their preferences and values, with a focus on care of the rapidly increasing population of older adults. I also seek to dedicate considerable efforts to educating the next generation of internal medicine physicians in the principles of geriatric medicine while they are still in training so that they are better prepared to care for older adults regardless of the subspecialty within internal medicine they choose for their career paths.


I practice primarily at Weill Cornell Medicine's Adult Internal Medicine practice, where I see adult patients of all ages, but mainly older adults, and maintain a smaller practice at the Irving Sherwood Wright Center on Aging, which is Weill Cornell Medicine's geriatrics faculty practice. I rotate on the inpatient medicine and geriatrics services and the palliative care consultation service at New York Presbyterian -Weill Cornell Medical Center several weeks out of the year. I am as passionate about teaching medical students and physicians in training as I am about patient care and am active in clinical and preclinical education at Weill Cornell Medical College. I also have a background in quality improvement and patient safety, serving on several committees and participating in quality improvement initiatives and research projects. "


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2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

306  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eiss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Eiss is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Eiss' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eiss to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Eiss' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Im a relatively new patient of Dr. Eiss. He is a caring and intelligent doctor, with a great deal of patience. Ive recommended him to two friends who feel the same way that I do. Just today I once again recommendedd him.
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I would and have recommended Dr Eiss for the following reasons: He listens to all you have to say He acts on your problems without delay He is compassionate and understanding He takes you seriously He follows up He really cares He is very pleasant and makes the patient feel very comfortable He is...more
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Dr. Eiss is an EXCELLENT physician. He listened and addressed all of my questions with respect and sincerity. In my 45 years, I've never experienced better bedside manner from an MD. I'm lucky to have found Dr. Eiss and no longer need to search for another primary care physician.
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