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Dr. Alex Gitelman, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.6 (34)
Map Pin Small Stamford, CT
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alex Gitelman, MD

Dr. Alex Gitelman, MD is a Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Stamford, CT. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with White Plains Hospital, Greenwich Hospital and Stamford Hospital. Dr. Gitelman, completed a residency at Stony Brook Medical Center--Orthopaedic Surgery. Patients rated Dr. Gitelman an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Gitelman works at Practice in Stamford, CT with other offices in Purchase, NY and West Harrison, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Gitelman's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Specialty Surgery Center of Connecticut
    1281 E Main St, Stamford, CT 06902 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 325-4087
  2. 2
    Office
    3030 Westchester Ave, Purchase, NY 10577 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (914) 831-4160
  3. 3
    1ST Advantage Dental
    210 Westchester Ave, West Harrison, NY 10604 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (914) 831-4160
  4. 4
    Stamford Hospital
    1 Hospital Plz, Stamford, CT 06902 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 276-1000

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  • White Plains Hospital
  • Greenwich Hospital
  • Stamford Hospital

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Lumbar Radiculopathy
Myelopathy
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Piriformis Syndrome
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Upper Back Pain
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Achilles Tendinitis
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Autonomic Disorders
Broken Neck
Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Discogenic Pain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Foot Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hammer Toe
Hand Fracture
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Incomplete Spinal Cord Syndrome
Knee Fracture
Limb Pain
Lower Back Injuries
Lower Back Sprain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
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Miner's Knee
Muscle Cramping
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Sclerosis
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Traumatic Spine Disease
Trigger Finger
Vertebral Column Tumors
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Arthrocentesis
Degenerative Disc surgery
Disc Arthroplasty
Disc Surgery
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Interlaminar Spacer
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Surgery
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Revision Spinal Fusion
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    4.6
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    About Dr. Alex Gitelman, MD

    Specialties*
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1063692861
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • UCLA Medical Center--Spine Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Stony Brook Medical Center--Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    34 patients have reviewed Dr. Gitelman. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Gitelman.

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