Brian C. Weiner, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.P.,A.G.A.F.
-College of Medicine, Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York, Brooklyn, New York.
-M.D., summa cum laude, granted June 1981.
-Intern and Resident, Department of Medicine,
-Fellow, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York.
-M.S., Biochemistry, granted June 1978 from
-Master's Degree Thesis - The Structure and Function of Chromatin.
-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
-American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology Subspecialty Certification.
-American Board of Internal Medicine, Certificate Number 098941.
-National Board of Medical Examiners.
-Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association [A.G.A.F.]
-Fellow of the
-M.D., Summa cum laude, College of Medicine, Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York, Brooklyn, New York..
-Member, Alpha Omega Alpha [AOA], the Honor Medical Society.
-Recipient of a Physician Recognition Award, American Medical Association.
-Recipient of the American Cancer Society's Gerster Fellowship, for the study of clinical oncology.
-Recipient of the Dean's Letter of Commendation for Academic Achievement, College of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York.
-Director of the Health Care Division of Sub-Board One, the student services corporation at the State University of New York at
-Member of Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemical Society.
-Winner of a
-Winner of a New York State Regents Professional Scholarship.
-Dean's List, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
-Diploma Honors, Technical Chemical Program,
-Benjamin S. Chancy Citation of Honor in Music, Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, New York, and Board of Education, City of New York, New York, NY.
-Letter of Commendation. National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Hospital Staff Membership
Teaching / Academic Appointments - Current
-Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at New Brunswick, NJ.
Teaching / Academic Appointments - past
-Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education, South Orange, NJ.
-Clinical Instructor in Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY.
-Preceptor, Fourth Year Medical Student Elective, Department of Family Medicine, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry at Newark, Newark NJ.
-Clinical Instructor, Physical Diagnosis Course, New York University School of Medicine..
-Clinical Assistant Attending Physician,
-Teaching Assistant in Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York,
-Instructor in Gastroenterology, Committee of Interns and Residents Federal Licensing Examination [FLEX] Review Course, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, New York.
-Assistant Professor in Medicine, Saint Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada,
-Fellow in Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
Weiner BC, Weiner AC. The Ice Diet. Ann Intern Med. The Ice Diet. 2010;153:279.
-J. Cholankeril, A. Greenberg, T. Shah, B. Weiner. Fungal Liver Abscess in Myeloperoxidase Deficiency. Infections in Surgery. April 1991.
-T. J. Khan, S. Reddy, E. Pascual, A. Foong, B. Weiner. Large Gastric Folds - The Problem Patient. Hospital Practice. July 15, 1990.
-B. Weiner. Management of Oral-Gastric Tube Impaction of the Esophagus. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 1986. 81:1202-1205.
-P. Wald, J. Stern, B. Weiner, L. Goldfrank. Esophageal Tear Following Forceful Removal of an Impacted Oral-Gastric Lavage Tube. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 1986. 15:80-82.
-P. Freedman, B. Weiner, E. Balthazar. Cytomegalovirus Associated Esophagogastritis in a Patient with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 1985. 80:434-437.
-Post Procedure Hypoxia in Ambulatory Endoscopy. Abstract.
-E. Pascual, J. Kaplan, B. Weiner, A. Foong. Breath Hydrogen and Methane Measurements in the Evaluation of Adequacy of Colonoscopy Preparation.
-S. Reddy, A. Foong, B. Weiner. Percutaneous Gastrostomies-Long Term Survival and Predictors of Patient Outcome. Gastroenterology. May 1990, part 2. [abstract]
-B. K. Lucak, I. Lustbader, E. Kouroupos, B. Weiner, A. Sherman. A Comparison of Two Regimes for Colonoscopy Bowel Cleansing. 1987.
-B. Weiner, A. Brown, G. Bell, T. Edwards, T. Kiehn, D. Armstrong. Significant Viridans Streptococcal Infections in Children with Cancer. Program and Abstracts of the 21st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy [ICAAC],
-Letters to the editor
-B. Weiner. Sometimes it is the simplest explanation. Journal of Critical Illness. 13:406. July, 1998.
-E. Pascual, S. Reddy, T. J. Khan, A. Foong, B. Weiner. Fatty Meal Ultrasonography for Diagnosis of Obstruction of Common Bile Duct. American Journal of Roentgenology. 152:1341-1342. 1989. [letter].
-L. Janeira, D. Kaufman, S. Reddy, B. Weiner. Iatrogenic Factitious Fever in an Elderly Hospitalized Patient.
-B. Weiner. A Prospective Multi-Center Clinical Trial of the
-JASPEN Jargon Columns
-The Value of Food, Jargon Column of Physician Director at Large, 1996
-Hypophosphatemia, Jargon Column of Physician Director at Large, 1996
Special Professional Activities - Current
-Member, Board of Directors, NJ Institute of Medicine, affiliate of the Medical Society of NJ
-Consultant to the Board of Directors, NJ Institute of Medicine, affiliate of the Medical Society of NJ.
Special Professional Activities = Past
-Founder and Chairman, Board of Directors, High School Network of New Jersey, Marlboro, NJ.
-Member, Health Advisory Committee, Representative Rush Holt, 12th Congressional District, New Jersey.
-Member, Health Advisory Committee, Representative Michael Pappas, 12th Congressional District, New Jersey.
-Physician Director at Large, JASPEN, the independent
-Speaker on "Esophageal Carcinoma". Session 1: Common GI Malignancy: Recent Developments in Management. Fourth Annual Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorders Symposium: Update in Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorders.
-Hudson Medical Delegate to the Board of Trustees, NJ chapter of the American Cancer Society.
-Physician participant on the American Cancer Society's Professional Education Committee, Hudson County, NJ chapter.
-Participating Physician, American Medical Association's Super Professional Review Organization Monitor Program.
-Program Director, Topics in Gastroenterology, New Jersey Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Academy of Medicine of New Jersey, Saint Michael's Medical Center, Newark, NJ.
-One of founders of
-Physician Member, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation [formerly National Foundation of Ileitis and Colitis,
-Participating Physician, Dioxin Outreach Program, New York State Department of Health.
-Participating Physician, American Porphyria Foundation.
-Participating Physician, Iron Overload Diseases Association Referral Program.
-Professional participant, CentraState Health Awareness Fair.
-Primary investigator in Sanofi Aventis Rimonabant in NASH protocols [SR141716] for non-diabetics EFC10143 and for diabetics EFC10144, April 2008.
-Principal Investigator, industry sponsored clinical trial: 5-Year Registry Study of Humira (Adalimumab) in Subjects with Moderate to Severely Active Crohn’s Disease (CD).
-Primary investigator in Salix sponsored study RFCL 3001 Rifaxamin CDAD study, study site CentraState Medical Center, Freehold, NJ.
-Principal Investigator, industry sponsored clinical trial: A Phase IV, Multi-Center, Open LabelStudy to
Assess Clinical Recurrence Related to Compliance With Treatment With MMX Mesalamine 2.4g/Day Given Once Once Daily for the Maintenance of Quiescent Ulcerative Colitis (UC).
-Lead physician in CHOICE treatment protocol [M06-808] to evaluate Humira [adalimumab] in the treatment of Crohn’s disease, sponsored by Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois.
-Lead physician [primary investigator] for the Marlboro Gastroenterology site for “A Multicenter, Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Dose Ranging Study of TC-2403-12 Administered as an Enema for Treatment of Active Mild to Moderate Distal Ulcerative Colitis”, Protocol TC-2403-12-CRD-001, amendment 2; sponsored by Targacept Inc, 200 East First Street, Ste 300, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.
-Sub investigator for Marlboro Gastroenterology site for “Dipentum in the Management of Ulcerative Colitis in Remission: A multicenter, open label Post marketing Clinical Experience Study”, Protocol DPM03-01, sponsored by Celltech Americas, Inc. 2004.
-Lead physician [primary investigator] for the Enterra gastric neurostimulator [pacemaker] trial at
-Participant in the FDA Trial leading to the approval of the Stretta Device for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux.
-Participating Physician in SPHErE – Survey of Patients with Healed Erosive Esophagitis. TAP Pharmaceuticals.
-Participating physician in NIBSAR, an observational study to assess prevalence, natural history, and burden of illness of irritable bowel syndrome in clinical practice and to evaluate the impact of alosetron treatment on the natural history and burden of illness in a cohort of non-constipated females with IBS. Glaxo Welcome Protocol S3B40032.
-Beta testing of videoendoscopic photographic software, sponsored by the Fujinon Corporation, Wayne, NJ.
-As primary site investigator in the FDA phase 4 trial of Ribavirin in the treatment of Hepatitis C, sponsored by the Schering Corporation [R97-023],
-Consultant to DataScope Corporation, Paramus, NJ, in studying hypoxia in patients under conscious sedation and in recovery from conscious sedation.
-Human Albumin Supplemented Parenteral Alimentation [ASPA] Therapy for the Treatment of Hypoalbuminemia in Malnourished Patients. Approved by the Institutional Review Board of the
-improving the diagnosis of non-cardiac chest pain in the CCU setting, at the Jersey City Medical Center.
-studying the natural history of hepatitis C in patients with end-stage renal disease, and the effects of interferon therapy on this history, at the Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, NJ..
-prospective evaluation of the effects of nasogastric tube feeding as compared to gastrostomy tube feeding, at the Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, NJ.
-study of the mechanism and treatment of diarrhea in the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, at the Jersey City Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center and the St. Luke's Medical Center, NY, NY.
-determining the clinical effect of cytochrome P450 inhibition on intravenous sedation in gastrointestinal endoscopy, at the Jersey City Medical Center.
-determining the clinical effect of naloxone [Narcan] on intravenous sedation in gastrointestinal endoscopy, at the
-evaluating serum protein abnormalities in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, at the
-in improved methods of prevention of gastrointestinal hemorrhage in critically ill patients, at the
-studying the effects of somatostatin on life threatening upper gastrointestinal bleeding, at the
-reviewing the clinical and pathologic characteristics of liver disease in patients with AIDS, Bellevue Hospital Center.
-studying the clinical characteristics of patients presenting with exudative ascites and systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE], at the
-clinical study of infections in the immunocompromised host, at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, New York, New York.
-developing in vitro microbiologic assays for the inherited organic acidurias, in the Department of Pediatrics, State University of New York at
-clinical study of patients suffering from Hodgkin's Disease and the lymphomas, in the Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, New York.
-studying mechanisms of eukaryotic protein synthesis, in the Department of Biochemistry,
-the effect of anesthesia gases on tracheobronchial cytology, in the Department of Anesthesiology, New York University Medical Center.
-Patents pending, The Ice Diet
-Patents pending, The Ice Diet
-Patents pending, multiple improvements of the Weiner gastric balloon and a method of implanting the Weiner Gastric Balloon, 2008.
-The Weiner Gastric Balloon, an Inflatable Gastric Device for Treating Obesity.
-CITI Course in the Protection of Human Research Subjects.
-Certification in Basic and Advanced Cardiopulmonary Life Support by the American Heart Association, Dallas, Texas.
-Radio Broadcaster, WNYE, New York City’s High School of the Air, 1970-71, English, Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn, NY..
-Computer Programming Course for High School Students. Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. New York University, New York, NY.
-National Science Foundation Course in Advanced Mathematics, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 1970.
-Advanced Lecture Course in Materials Sciences, Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science, New York University, New York, NY, 1970.
-trustee/board - current
-Board Member, NJ Institute of Medicine [IOMPHNJ], affiliate of the Medical Society of NJ.
-President, Marlboro Gastroenterology, PC
-President, Manalapan Surgery Center, PA
-trustee/board - past
-Consultant to the Board, NJ Institute of Medicine, affiliate of the Medical Society of NJ.
-Chairman, Marlboro Medical Corporation, Marlboro, NJ.
-Chairman, Board of Trustees, High School Network of New Jersey, Marlboro, NJ.
-President, Virtual Colonoscopy Company.
-President, Virtual Colonoscopy Company.
-officer - past
-Physician Director at Large, JASPEN, the independent
-American Medical Association.
-American Gastroenterological Association.
-Medical Society of
-Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
-American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
-National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis.
-Johns Hopkins Medical Alumni Association.
-Downstate Medical College Alumni Association.
-American Society of Internal Medicine.
-Jersey City Medical Center Medical-Surgical Association.
-United Ostomy Association
-Maimonides Society, United Jewish Appeal
Lectures given in a variety of gastroenterology related subjects