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Joshua Weiner, MD

Board Certifications: 
Expertise in: 
Transplant Surgery, Kidney Transplant Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Clinical Expertise

  • Intestinal Failure
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Motility Disorders
  • Intestinal Perforation
  • Intestinal Transplant
  • Isolated Intestinal Transplantation
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Multivisceral Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation


Education & Training

  • 2010 Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency: 2015 New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Campus, General Surgery
  • Fellowship: Georgetown University Hospital, Abdominal Transplant and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Fellowship: 2015 Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Transplant Immunology

Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Young Investigator Award, American Transplant Congress
  • 2018 SPIRIT Award, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • 2017 Blakemore Prize, Columbia University
  • 2015 Second Prize in 24th Annual Columbia Surgery Research Competition
  • 2014-2015 Highest ranked grant, Columbia Department of Surgery Startup Grant competition
  • 2014 First Prize in 23rd Annual Columbia Surgery Research Competition
  • 2013-2014 John Jones Fellowship, Columbia University Department of Surgery
  • 2012-2013 Blakemore Award, New York Presbyterian-Columbia
  • 2010 Connecticut Chapter of American College of Surgeons Prize
  • 2010 Association for Academic Surgery-Novartis Research Award
  • 2010 Cum laude, Yale University School of Medicine
  • 2009 Farr Prize for Research, Yale University School of Medicine
  • 2003 Magna cum laude, Harvard University
  • 2000-2003 John Harvard Scholarship, Harvard University

About Joshua Weiner

Joshua I. Weiner, MD, is a board-certified transplant surgeon and clinical researcher. He has particular interests in multi-visceral transplantation and transplant immunology. Dr. Weiner performs intestinal, kidney, and pancreas transplants and investigates transplant tolerance.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


  • 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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

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

Health First

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • 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 Plus - Amerigroup

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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

United Health Care

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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Select Health
  • Special Needs


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

622 West 168th Street
PH, Floor 14
New York, New York 10032


Selected Publications

  1. Weiner J, Svetlicky N, Kang J, Sadat M, Khan K, Duttargi A, Stovroff M, Moturi S, Kara Balla A, Kwon DH, Kallakury B, Hawksworth J, Subramanian S, Yazigi N, Kaufman S, Pasieka HB, Matsumoto CS, Robson SC, Pavletic S, Zasloff M, Fishbein TM, Kroemer A. CD69+ resident memory T cells are associated with graft-versus-host disease in intestinal transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2020 Nov 23. doi: 10.1111/ajt.16405.
  2. Lange NW, Lee JH, Liu EC, Hedvat J, Weiner J, Sultan S. Deceased donor renal transplantation in patients on apixaban at time of transplant surgery: A case series. Clin Transplant. 2020 Nov 22;e14148. doi: 10.1111/ctr.14148.
  3. Kato T, Hwang R, Lious P, Weiner J, Griesemer A, Samstein B, Halazun K, Mathur
    A, Schwartz G, Cherqui D, Emond J. Ex vivo resection and autotransplantation for
    conventionally unresectable tumors – an 11-year single center experience. Ann Surg.
    2020 Aug 21.
  4. Kroemer A, Khan K, Kaufman S, Kang J, Weiner J, Duttargi A, Belyayev L,
    Ashokkumar C, Sindhi R, Zasloff M, Matsumoto C, Fishbein TM. Operational
    tolerance in intestinal transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2020 Jul 28.
  5. Chaudhry S, Kato Y, Weiner J, Alonso-Gullart P, Baker S, Woodland DC,
    Lefkowitch J, Duran-Struuck R, Sondermeijer H, Zitsman J, Sears M, Wu A,
    Karolewski B, Houck P, Martinez M, Kato T, Sykes M, Griesemer. Transient mixed
    chimerism with nonmyeloablative conditioning does not induce liver allograft
    tolerance in nonhuman primates. Transplantation. 2020 Apr 6.
  6. Carpenter D, Matsuoka N, Thome J, Granot T, Gordon C, Kumar B, Senda T, Miron
    M, Weiner J, Griesemer A, Farber DL. The immunologic profile of brain death in
    humans: a whole-body analysis. Am J Transplant. 2018 Jan;18(1):74-88.
  7. Carpenter DJ, Granot T, Matsuoka N, Senda T, Kumar BV, Thome JJC, Gordon CL,
    Miron M, Weiner J, Connors T, Lerner H, Friedman A, Kato T, Griesemer AD,
    Farber DL. Human immunology studies using organ donors: impact of clinical
    variations on immune parameters in tissues and circulation. Am J Transplant. 2018
  8. Kato Y, Griesemer AD, Wu A, Sondermeijer HP, Weiner JI, Duran-Struuck R,
    Martinez M, Slate AR, Romanov A, Lefkowitch JH, Sykes M, Kato T. Novel H-shunt
    Venovenous Bypass for Liver Transplantation in Cynomolgus Macaques. Comp Med.
    2017 Oct 1;67(5):436-441.
  9. Granot T, Senda T, Carpenter DJ, Matsuoka N, Weiner J, Gordon CL, Miron M,
    Kumar BV, Griesemer A, Ho SH, Lerner H, Thome JJ, Connors T, Reizis B, Farber
    DL. Dendritic Cells Display Subset and Tissue-Specific Maturation Dynamics over
    Human Life. Immunity. 2017 Mar 21;46(3):504-515.
  10. Gordon CL, Miron M, Thome JJ, Matsuoka N, Weiner J, Rak MA, Iharashi S,
    Granot T, Lerner H, Goodrum F, Farber DL. Tissue-reservoirs of anti-viral T cell
    immunity in persistent human CMV infection. J Exp Med. 2017 Jan 27;214(3).
  11. Weiner J, Zuber J, Shonts B, Yang S, Fu J, Martinez M, Farber D, Kato T, Sykes M.
    Long-term persistence of innate lymphoid cells in the gut after intestinal
    transplantation. Transplantation. 2016 Dec 8.
  12. Zuber J, Shonts B, Lau S-P, Obradovic A, Fu J, Yang S, Lambert M, Coley S,
    Weiner J, Thome J, DeWolf S, Farber DL, Shen Y, Caillat-Zucman S, Bhagat G,
    Griesemer A, Martinez M, Kato T, Sykes M. Bidirectional intragraft alloreactivity
    drives the repopulation of human intestinal allografts and correlates with clinical
    outcome. Science Immunology. 07 Oct, 2016: Vol. 1., Issue 4.