Dr. Alexander Gelfer, MD

Dr. Alexander Gelfer, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alexander Gelfer, MD is a pulmonology specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from First Moscow Medical State University / I.M. Sechenov and specializes in pulmonology, critical care medicine, and more.

100 College Pkwy Ste 110

Williamsville, NY 14221

Contact Information

(716) 631-8863

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Gelfer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 97% of peers

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  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • First Moscow Medical State University / I.M. Sechenov
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Englewood Hospital and Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Englewood Hospital and Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Rochester/Strong Meml Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gelfer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gelfer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gelfer to family and friends
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gelfer's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Buffalo, NY
Initially, Dr. Gelfer appears to be competent and understanding. The problems started when he wrote my first prescription. He had written it incorrectly, 3 times. Instead of accepting that he made an error he blamed the pharmacist and was very rude to her when she called to straighten things out. I...more
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