Dr. David Edelson, MD

Dr. David Edelson, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. David Edelson, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in sleep medicine, family medicine, and more.

1000 Northern Blvd Ste 230

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Edelson's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Edelson "Dr. Edelson is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine, the new and emerging specialty of weight loss medicine. He is an expert in nutrition, fitness and preventative healthcare. He is a Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Hofstra NSLIJ School of Medicine, and an Associate Attending at North Shore/LIJ Hospitals. He has been recognized as a "Top Regional Doctor" by the prestigious Castle Connelly rating service. He can also be heard on Sirius XM Doctor Radio."

5  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

31  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

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.


  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Li Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Li Jewish Hillside Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Li Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Hadassah University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • LIJ Department of Medicine - Award for Excellence: Senior Chief Resident, 1987
  • North Shore-LIJ Faculty Teaching Award, 2006
  • National Merit Scholarship, 1982
  • AMA Physician Recognition Award, 1996
  • AMA Physician Recognition Award, 1999
  • National Leadership Award, 2003
  • American College of Physicians - Preceptorship Award, 1996
  • LI Jewish Medical Center - Faculty Teaching Award, 1989
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edelson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edelson to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Edelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

What a joke. All he wants is money! Fake caring attitude. I have been paying and then they hit my insurance up for unneeded tests for thousands of dollars. He is very pompous and a waste of a medical degree. I had nothing wrong with my heart and he had a test done for a lot of money...more
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Dr. Edelson takes care of my Mother and Father for a few years. I couldn't ask for a finer physician and and gentleman. Dr. Edelson is an excellent diagnostician and makes excellent referrals when necessary. As a nurse, I can honestly say that if you are looking for a physician, Dr. Edelson is...more
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