Dr. Gilbert Gelfand, MD

Dr. Gilbert Gelfand, MD

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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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  • Aetna
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  • 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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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Gelfand's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gelfand treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Gelfand treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gelfand treats Arthritis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Gelfand treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gelfand treats Osteoporosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Gelfand treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Gelfand's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gelfand

3.4

Based on 13 reviews

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

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Average Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
Dr. Gelfand's Performance
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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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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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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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