Dr. Chaim Gitelis is a cardiologist at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then completed residency and fellowship at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Gitelis is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Gitelis' philosophy is to treat each patient as an individual. He believes in promoting the connection between the doctor and the patient, and to remain focused on what the patient truly needs. Dr. Gitelis feels that a physician must provide highly individualized advice and care, and that the emphasis must be on preventative medicine as well as solving the acute problem. Dr. Gitelis treats a wide variety of conditions including: Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Valvular Heart Disease, Arrhythmias, Diabetes and Sleep Apnea. Dr. Gitelis offers a number of treatments and procedures such as: EKG Echocardiogram, Stress Testing (Treadmill Nuclear), Home Sleep Apnea Testing, Carotid and Peripheral Vascular Imaging and Holter Monitoring.