Dr. Darren Gitelman, MD

Dr. Darren Gitelman, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
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Dr. Darren Gitelman, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Park Ridge, IL. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Read his story

1875 Dempster St Ste 520

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Contact Information

(847) 720-6464

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Gitelman's Experience

Dr. Gitelman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Gitelman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gitelman "Darren Gitelman, MD, is the Senior Medical Director of the Advocate Memory Center (2014), Professor of Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Neurology and Radiology at Northwestern University. He was previously at Northwestern University full-time from 1994-2014. Dr. Gitelman is board certified in Neurology (1993) and Internal Medicine (1988). He has subspecialty certification in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (2006). He has extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of patients with a wide variety of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, progressive aphasia and Lewy body dementia among others. Dr. Gitelman is an author on over 90 peer reviewed publications on topics such as attention, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), language, aphasia, memory, and dementia. He has given numerous talks on Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Dr. Gitelman received a BA from Washington University in St. Louis and graduated summa cum laude. His MD degree was also from Washington University. He did residencies in Internal Medicine at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY, NY, and Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, where he was also chief resident. He did a behavioral neurology fellowship at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gitelman "My philosophy of care is to provide exceptional service to the patient and family, and to integrate my care with the patient's other physicians."


  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Binswanger's Dementia
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Dementia - Parkinsonian
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Vascular Dementia


  • Mental Status Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gitelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gitelman's Reviews

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Dr. Gitelman's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gitelman accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Gitelman has admitting privileges

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
1775 Dempster St
Park Ridge, IL 60068
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Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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