Elliot J. Arons, M.D.
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Elliot J. Arons, M.D.


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Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Gastroenterology


  • Alcoholism /Alcohol Abuse

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.  



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.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Carnegie Mellon University Protein Filament Prize, 1974


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

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


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

Locations and Appointments