Language: English
Gender: Male
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Arons & Blye Medical Group
123 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024
(212) 362-7080
(212) 877-2833

Personal Statement

I enjoy practicing medicine.  I listen to my patients.  I am empathetic. I do not scare my patients.  I truly think carefully about whether ordering a test or prescribing a medication is the best thing for them.  My office staff reflects many aspects of my personal philosophy about practicing medicine.  

Specialties & Expertise


  • Gastroenterology


  • Alcoholism /Alcohol Abuse

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • * Affinity Access
  • * Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • * Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • * Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • * VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Physician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., New York Medical College, 1978
  • B.S., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1974

Honors & Awards

Carnegie Mellon University Protein Filament Prize, 1974



Dr. Elliot Arons is an Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Arons received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Carnegie Mellon University.  He pursued his medical studies at New York Medical College.  He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at The Miriam Hospital and his residency at Lincoln Hospital.  Subsequently, he completed his fellowship training in substance abuse and gastroenterology at Bronx VA Medical Center/Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.

Dr. Arons is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, and the New York Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy.