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Juliet Aizer, MD, MPH


About Aizer


Dr. Juliet Aizer specializes in osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards, including accolades for teaching and research and is an active member of several associations for medical professionals in internal medicine, rheumatology, and bone disease.

Dr. Aizer currently serves as Director of the Rheumatology Fellowship Program at HSS. She is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College where she focuses on clinical skills development and curriculum design. She


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 Regional Top Doctor, 2014-2020
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2015-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2016, 2021, 2022
Award for Teaching Excellence, Weill Cornell Medical College 2013
Innovative Education Grant, Hospital for Special Surgery Academy of Rheumatology Medical Educators 2012-2014
American College of Rheumatology/Research and Education Foundation Clinician Scholar Educator Award, 2011
CORRONA Fellowship Award, 2006-2007
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



Publications by 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 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.

Selected Journal Articles

Aizer J, Russel L. Identifying Osteoporosis in Patients with Rheumatologic Diseases. Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2007;24: 302-307.

Aizer J, Reed G, Harrison MJ. Predictors of Bone Density Testing in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheumatology International. 2009;29(8): 897-905.

Safdieh JE, Lin AL, Aizer J, et al. Standardized Patient Outcomes Trial (SPOT) in Neurology.  Medical Education Online. 2011;16:5634.

Berman J, Aizer J, Bass A, et al. Creating an Academy of Medical Educators: How and Where to Start.  HSS Journal. 2012;8(2):165-8.

Berman J, Aizer J, Bass A, et al. Building a Rheumatology Education Academy: Insights Gained from Assessment of Needs During a Rheumatology Division Retreat. J Rheum. 2012;39(6):1280-5.

American College of Rheumatology CARE Self Assessment Modules, Development Group Member 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014


Research Interests

Physician Education
Metabolic Bone Disease

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Aizer as of March 01, 2022.

  • Pfizer- Research Support

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

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

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