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Joel V. Weinstock, MD accepting new patients


Overview

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Wayne State University School of Medicine; University Hospitals and Clinics of Michigan
Board Certifications Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
NPI # 1760420988
Gender Male
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts MC + Floating Hospital

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
Proger Building, 3rd Floor
800 Washington St.
Box 233
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-4505

Honors + Awards

2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report

Biography

Joel Weinstock, MD, is recognized worldwide for his extensive research on the study of helminths -- small parasitic worms -- and how they can be used to relieve inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) symptoms. He coined the term “hygiene hypothesis,” the theory that a recent, drastic increase in IBD cases and several other immune-mediated diseases is a direct result of western society becoming “too clean,” thereby killing off beneficial intestinal parasites and bacteria. Dr. Weinstock serves as the Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology at Tufts Medical Center, and is a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Weinstock is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.

News, Media + Videos

Drs. Saul Weingart, Joel Weinstock and Deb Blazey-Martin sign the 80% by 2018 Colorectal Cancer Screening Pledge.

Tufts MC signs pledge to regularly screen 80% of adults in our network aged 50 and older for colorectal cancer by 2018.

Read the pledge
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Boston magazine honors 2016 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.

2016 Boston magazine Top Doctors
The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care has had a profound impact on the delivery of cancer cancer at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA.

The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care has had a transcendent impact on the delivery of cancer care at Tufts MC.

Read about the Cam Neely Center
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Boston magazine honors 2015 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.

2015 Boston magazine Top Doctors
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Boston magazine honors 2014 “Top Doctors” at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children.

2014 Boston magazine Top Doctors
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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have Boston’s “Top Doctors” in 2012.

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have Boston’s “Top Doctors” in 2012. - Read More