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Dr. Howard Gitter, MD

Cardiology*
3.9 (22)
Map Pin Small Ridley Park, PA
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Howard Gitter, MD

Dr. Howard Gitter, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Ridley Park, PA. They specialize in Cardiology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from Hahnemann Universtiy - Philadelphia and is affiliated with Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Dr. Gitter, completed a residency at Hahnemann University Hospital|University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Gitter an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Gitter works at Ascension Medical Group Genesys Heart Center in Ridley Park, PA with other offices in Chester, PA and Bridgeton, NJ. 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. Gitter's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ascension Medical Group Genesys Heart Center
    10 Bartol Ave Ste 10, Ridley Park, PA 19078 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 848-7000
  2. 2
    Han Cardiovascular Group
    1 Bartol Ave Ste 10, Ridley Park, PA 19078 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 565-2100
  3. 3
    Prospect Ccmc LLC
    1 Medical Center Blvd, Chester, PA 19013 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (240) 394-8810
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
  4. 4
    Prospect Ccmc LLC
    1 Medical Center Blvd, Chester, PA 19013 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 447-2000
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
  5. 5
    Health Access Network
    230 Laurel Heights Dr, Bridgeton, NJ 08302 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 521-0150

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  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center

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    3.9
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1023010444
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Hahnemann University Hospital|University Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Hahnemann Universtiy - Philadelphia
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    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
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