Peter M. Fleischut, M.D.
Dr. Peter Fleischut is the Associate Chief Innovation Officer for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) and an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC). In addition, Dr. Fleischut serves as the Founding Director of the Center for Perioperative Outcomes (CPO), the Medical Director of the Main Operating Rooms at NYP, and on the executive leadership team of the Department of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Fleischut, a graduate of Jefferson Medical College and the Wharton Program for Working Professionals at the University of Pennsylvania, completed his residency training in Anesthesiology at NYP/WCMC. He distinguished himself by becoming one of the founding members of the Housestaff Quality Council©, an organization formed to improve patient care and safety at NYP by creating a culture that promotes greater housestaff participation, and served as Resident Quality and Patient Safety Officer for NYP. Upon graduation in 2010, he was named the Deputy Quality and Patient Safety Officer for NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell.
Dr. Fleischut has received several awards, including the David A. Leach Award for Innovation in Quality from the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education, the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award from the National Quality Forum and The Joint Commission, and the Weill Cornell Medical College Healthcare Leadership Award. In 2013, he was named one of twelve Up and Comers by Modern Healthcare, recognizing healthcare leaders under the age of 40, and was also named Physician of the Year at NYP/Weill Cornell. In 2014, he was named one of the 25 healthcare leaders under 40 by Becker’s Hospital Review. In 2015, he received the InformationWeek Elite 100 Award.
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 [HMO]
- AETNA [PPO]
- AETNA [Medicare]
- Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
- Affinity Essential
- Affinity Health Plan
- Blue Priority Network
- Emblem Select Care
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
- 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)
- Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
- Health Plus - Amerigroup
- Health Republic
- Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
- Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
- Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
- Rockefeller University - CoreSource
- UHC Compass
- United Empire
- United Health Care
- United Health Care [Medicare]
- United Health Care [Community Plan]
- VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
- VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]
Peer Reviewed Articles
Fleischut, PM, Eskreis-Winkler, JM, Giambrone GP, Gaber-Baylis, L, Giambrone, GP, Faggiani, SL, Sun, X, Memtsoudis, SG. Provider Board Certification Status and Practice Patterns in Total Knee Arthroplasty using the AQI/NACOR data registry. Academic Medicine. (Accepted for publication)
Fleischut PM, Eskreis-Winkler, J, Gaber-Baylis L, Giambrone, GP, Faggiani SL, Dutton, RP, Memtsoudis SG. Variability in anesthetic care for total knee arthroplasty using the AQI/NACOR data registry. AJMQ. 2014; 1-8.
Memtsoudis, S, Stundner, O, Rasul, R, Chiu, Y L, Sun, X, Ramachandran, S-K, Kaw, R, Fleischut, PM, Mazumdar, M. The Impact of Sleep Apnea on Perioperative Utilization of Resources and Adverse Outcomes. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2014; 118: 407-418.
Segal K, Fleischut PM, Levine B, Faggiani SL, Banerjee S, Gadalla F, Lelli G. Evaluation & Treatment of Perioperative Corneal Abrasions. Journal of Ophthalmology. 2014; 2014: 1-5.
Danninger T, Rehana R, Poeran J, Stundner O, Mazumdar M, Fleischut PM, Poultsides L, Memtsoudis SG. Blood Transfusions in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: An Analysis of Outcomes. Scientific World Journal. 2014; 2014: 1-10.
Memtsoudis, S, Stundner, O, Rasul, R, Sun, X, Chiu, YL, Fleischut, PM, Danniger, T, Mazumdar, M. Sleep apnea and total joint arthroplasty under various types of anesthesia: a population-based study of perioperative outcomes. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2013; 38: 274-281.
Memtsoudis, S, Stundner, O, Sun, X, Chiu, YL, Yan, M, Fleischut, PM, Kerr, GE, Girardi, FP, Walz, JM. Critical care services in patients undergoing spine fusion: a population based study. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. 2013; 000: 1-10.
Stundner, O, Chiu, YL, Sun, X, Mazumdar, M, Fleischut, PM, Poultsides, L, Fritsch, G, Memtsoudis, SG. Comparative perioperative outcomes associated with neuraxial versus general anaesthesia for simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2012; 37: 638-644.
Fleischut, P, Faggiani, SL, Evans, AS, Brenner, S, Liebowitz, R, Forese, L, Kerr, GE, Lazar, EJ. The Effect of a Novel Housestaff Quality Council on Quality and Patient Safety. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2012; 38: 311-317.
Grobelny BT, Rubin D, Fleischut P, Rubens E, Mack PF, Fink M, Placantonakis DG, Elowitz EH. Neurosurgical management of symptomatic thoracic spinal ossification in a patient with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. J Neurosurg Spine. 2012; 16: 285-8.
Fleischut P, Evans A, Faggiani S, Kerr G: An Anesthesiology Departments Approach to Improving Quality and Patient Safety. Anesthesiology Clinics North America. 2011; 29: 153- 167.
Fleischut P, Evans A, Nugent, WC, Faggiani, SL, Kerr G, Lazar E. Call to Action: Engaging Housestaff in Patient Safety and Quality: Is It Time For Academic Institutions to Appoint a Resident Quality and Patient Safety Officer? Academic Medicine. 2011; 86: 826-828.
Fleischut P, Evans A, Nugent W, Faggiani S, Lazar E, Liebowitz R, Forese L, Kerr G: Ten Years after the IOM Report: Engaging Residents in Quality and Patient Safety by Creating a Housestaff Quality Coucil©. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2011; 26: 89-94.
Evans A, Lazar E, Tiase V, Fleischut P, Bostwick S, Hripsak G, Liebowitz R, Forese L, Kerr G: The Role of Housestaff in Implementing Medication Reconciliation on Admission at An Academic Medical Center. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2011; 26: 39-42.
Gill J, Fleischut P, Haas S, Pellini B, Crawford A, Nash D: Use of Antibiotics for Adult Upper Respiratory Infections in Outpatient Settings: A National Ambulatory Network Study. Family Medicine Journal. 2006; 38: 349-354.
Fleischut P, Haas S: University Technology Transfer Offices: A Status Report. Biotechnology Healthcare Magazine. 2005; 2: 48.
Non-Peer Reviewed Articles
Giambrone, GP, Hemmings, HC, Sturm, M, Fleischut, PM. Information Technology Innovation: The Power and Perils of Big Data. British Journal of Anesthesiology. (Accepted for publication)
Fleischut, PM. Anesthetic Choice for TKA Cases Tied to Board Certification. Anesthesiology News. April 2014.
Fleischut, PM. It’s All About Engagement. AM Rounds, Academic Medicine. March 2014.
Fleischut, PM, Mazumdar, M, Memtsoudis, SG. Perioperative Database Research: Possibilities and Pitfalls. British Journal of Anesthesiology. 2013; 111: 532-534.
Fleischut, PM. House Staff Involvement Is Key to Quality Efforts. AAMC Wing of Zock. January 2012.
Kerr G, Fleischut P, Evans A, Faggiani S: Anesthesiology Department Creates Innovative Council to Promote Patient Safety at their Hospital. ASA Newsletter. 2009; 73: 32-33.
Fleischut P, Haas S: Two Scholars’ Experience in the Dean’s Summer Research Program. Health Policy Newsletter. 2003; 16: 3.
Books and Book Chapters
Lazar, EJ, Fleischut, PM, Regan, B. Quality Measurement in Health Care. Annual Review of Medicine. 2013; Vol. 64: 485-496.
Malhotra, V, Fleischut, PM. Anesthesia for robotic-assisted prostatectomy. Prostate Cancer: A Comprehensive Perspective. Tewari, A. Springer. ISBN 978-1-4471-2863-2. London, 2013; 631-639.
Dhar P, Fleischut P, Yao FS: Anesthesiology for kidney transplant. Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Patient Management, 7th Edition, Yao & Artusio (Eds). JB Lippincott, Philadelphia, PA, 2011; 649-670.
Albert T, Fleischut P: “Transforaminal and Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion.” Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade - 2nd Edition. Vaccaro A, Albert T, New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2009; 132-135.
Baron E, Vaccaro A, Fleischut P: “Anterior C1, C2 Arthrodesis: Lateral Approach of Barbour and Whitesides.” Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade - 2nd Edition. Vaccaro A, Albert T, New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2009; 76-78.
Fleischut P: “Preface.” Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade - 2nd Edition. Vaccaro A, Albert T, New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2009; xiii.
Singh K, Vaccaro A, Albert T, Fleischut P: “Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Foraminotomy.” Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade - 2nd Edition. Vaccaro A, Albert T, New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2009; 51-53.
Honors and Awards
- B.A., University of Delaware, 2000
- M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 2006