Dr. Gilbert Gelfand, MD

Dr. Gilbert Gelfand, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Gilbert Gelfand, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Barcelona, Facultad De Medicina in 1975 and specializes in rheumatology.

12456 Washington Blvd

Whittier, CA 90602

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Caremore Medical Group
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

66  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Universidad Autonoma De Barcelona, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Maimonides Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gelfand has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gelfand's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gelfand

3.4

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
38.46153846153846%
(5)
4 Stars
15.384615384615385%
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3 Stars
15.384615384615385%
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2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
1 Star
23.076923076923077%
(3)

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Dr Gelfand asked me today if I had had any psoriasis lately. I replied “no I don’t have psoriatic arthritis I have rheumatoid arthritis. He asked “why does it say so on your cart? Hmmm I don’t know. I’ve was diagnosed 10 years ago with RA. Other than this confusion I’ve been pretty satisfied.
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La Habra, Ca – Jan 24, 2018
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Dr.Gelfand is the best rheumatologist around, but he's moved to a new office and the people that work there are all new people and I don't think they have a clue about what dr Gelfand is actually treating there. They seem to have no clue about the disease the drs they are working for treat.
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Kim in La Habra, CA – Nov 17, 2016
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Gelfand, but Amicus Group is not good. They do not answer their phones. They make you leave a message and do not call back. I had to personally drive over there to get a lab requisition to get blood work because they would not respond to me or the lab and had to...Read More
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Joyce in Downey, CA – Dec 17, 2015
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