Dr. Alex Gitelman, MD

Dr. Alex Gitelman, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Alex Gitelman, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Stamford, CT. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.

1281 E Main St Fl 4

Stamford, CT 06902

Contact Information

(203) 325-4087

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Locals (any local)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gitelman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gitelman treats Low Back Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Gitelman treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gitelman treats Back Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Gitelman treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Chronic Neck Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gitelman treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Gitelman treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Gitelman's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Aneurysm
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc surgery
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Arthroplasty
Disc Replacement
Disc Surgery
Discogenic Pain
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epilepsy
Femur Fracture
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lower Back Injuries
Lower Back Sprain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Neck Surgery
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteopenia
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Traumatic Spine Disease
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alex Gitelman, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Stamford, CT. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery

Education

UCLA Medical Center--Spine Surgery Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
Stony Brook Medical Center--Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency Hospital
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School

Dr. Gitelman's Reviews

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4.9

Based on 27 reviews

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I saw Dr. Gitelman for my back after seeing two other surgeons who told me I need lumber fusion. He took the time to examine me and to explain everything in detail. He recommended a minimally invasive procedures to shave the disk, and I was in and out of the hospital the same day. Two months later...Read More
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I had agonizing sciatica. Within one week Dr. GItelman saw me, expedited an MRI which disclosed a synovial cyst and called an ad hoc consult with Dr. Illig to discuss treatment options. I was not pressured for surgery, all of my options were explained and future considerations discussed. The...Read More
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I had surgery with Dr. Gitelman several years ago. I never felt pressured to have surgery and we tried other options (PT, pain management) before making a final decision. I have since seen him for other issues and would highly recommend anyone to his care.
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The decision to haveI spinal surgery did bot come easy. Dr. Gitelman lived up to the trust I felt in his experience and expertise. The surgery was a complete success. No more excruciating pain! I'm singing his praises and highly recommend Dr. Gitelman to anyone suffering from spinal problems. M....Read More
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Excellent!!! Dr. Gitelman was wonderful and very skilled and I look forward to PT. The wait was not long, ALL the staff including receptionists, physicians assistant, radiologist were exceptional. Ive already highly recommended Dr. Gitelman to others with injuries.
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Aetna
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Connecticare
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Locals (any local)
Oxford Health Plans
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Stamford Hospital

Stamford, CT