Chaim Gitelis, DO

Specialties

Clinical Cardiology

Languages

English

About Me

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.

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia

Treatments

  • Testing
  • Medication
  • lifestyle changes

Education

Medical Degree

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

Maimonides Medical Center

Fellowship

Maimonides Medical Center

Board

Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Bright Health
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare

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