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About Dr. Aizer


Dr. Juliet Aizer specializes in osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards including accolades for her clinical care and teaching. She has developed educational programs in rheumatology that have been endorsed nationally and broadly disseminated, and she has presented her research on medical education at national and international conferences. She has served as a member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Committee on Education and chair of the ACR Continuous Professional Development Subcommittee, and she has held several other leadership roles.    

Dr. Aizer currently serves as Director of the Rheumatology Fellowship Program at HSS; she prizes this opportunity to support the development of future rheumatologists. She is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College where she has led various curricular advances and is currently focused on career advising.


Specialized Centers

Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Health

Special Expertise

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Psoriatic Arthritis


Intra-articular and intra-bursal aspirations and injections

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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Member and former representative to the Committee on Training and Workforce and the Committee on Education, American College of Rheumatology
Member, American College of Physicians
Member, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Member, National Osteoporosis Foundation
Member, Arthritis Foundation


Internal Medicine, 2004
Rheumatology, 2008


Castle Connolly Top Doctor - 5 Years
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2015-2023
Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine, 2015-2023
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor: 2014-2020
New York Magazine: Top Doctors 2016, 2021-2022
Senior List, in recognition of the 16 faculty members who have made a commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2019-2023
The Elliot Hochstein teaching award, to the faculty member who best exemplifies the qualities of compassion, skill and distinction as a physician and teacher, Weill Cornell Medical College 2022
The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award presented by the Gold Foundation, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2022
The Charles L. Bardes, M.D. Teaching Prize, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2019
The Second Year Teaching Award, Class of 2020, 2021, 2023, and 2024 
Nanette Laitman Education Scholar in Entrepreneurship, Weill Cornell Medical College 2017-2020
Education Improvement Award for Excellence in Medical Education, Weill Cornell Medical College 2017
Award for Teaching Excellence, Weill Cornell Medical College 2013, 2018
American College of Rheumatology/Research and Education Foundation Clinician Scholar Educator Award, 2011
Excellence in Teaching Recognition, 2001-2002
Dean William Mecklenburg Polk Prize, 2001
Clarence C. Coryell Prize in Medicine, 2001
Harvard College Scholarship, 1996


MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, 2001
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, 2005


Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, 2001-2002


Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, 2002-2004


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 2005-2008

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Aizer

Editorial Appointments

Section Editor and Editorial Board Member, Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine Relevance Reviewer, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Rheumatology Subspecialty Examination
Reviewer, Lupus - An International Journal

Selected Journal Articles

Selected Books/Chapters

Aizer J, Brause BD. Osteomyelitis. In: Paget SA, Gibofsky A, Beary JF III, Sculco TP, eds. Hospital for Special Surgery Manual of Rheumatology and Outpatient Orthopedic Disorders: Diagnosis and Therapy. 5th Edition. 2006. 367-378.  

Brause BD, Aizer J. Infectious Arthritis. In: Paget SA, Gibofsky A, Beary JF III, Sculco TP, eds. Hospital for Special Surgery Manual of Rheumatology and Outpatient Orthopedic Disorders: Diagnosis and Therapy. 5th Edition. 2006. 349-359.


Research Interests

Physician Education
Metabolic Bone Disease

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Aizer as of March 28, 2023.

  • Pfizer - Research Support

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.