Dr. Rimma Gelbert, DO

Dr. Rimma Gelbert, DO

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rimma Gelbert, DO is a family medicine doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. She is 42 years old.Read her story

1632 E 16th St

Brooklyn, NY 11229

Contact Information

(718) 336-0330

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 7 More

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Dr. Gelbert's Experience

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

Dr. Gelbert's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gelbert "****** Please be advised that Doctor Gelbert and her associates do not prescribe any narcotics or psychiatric medication on the first visit. Patients must be seen and examined by a doctor and must be qualified to get the aforementioned Medication ****** Rimma Gelbert is a friendly and capable primary care physician serving the city of Brooklyn, NY. Originally from Ukraine, Dr. Gelbert immigrated to the United States at age 14. She later completed her medical training at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Gelbert's fluency in English, Ukrainian, Polish, and Russian makes her widely accessible to patients from varying backgrounds. She is uncompromising in her dedication to the wellbeing of her patients. However, it is her attention to detail and her compassionate nature that truly set her apart. She takes her time to understand symptoms and can be counted on to provide the correct diagnoses every time. Dr. Gelbert is Board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and a member of the American Osteopathic Association. Some of the services she offers include annual physical exams, cardiovascular screenings, ABI, tests for osteoporosis, flu shots and many more. She has won the Patients' Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition for the care and deference she shows all of her patients. Outside of work, Dr. Gelbert enjoys running and reading."


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  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice/OMT
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Emphysema
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo


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  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gelbert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gelbert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gelbert to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gelbert's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Staten Island |
One of the best physicians I met.
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I had an appointment today scheduled for 4:30. I came in and was told to sign in, sit down and wait. I waited patiently until 5:15, then came up to the front desk to ask how much longer I needed to wait since my appointment was 45 minutes ago. The receptionist told me the doctors busy, you need to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Next Day
Dr. Gelbert accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Gelbert has admitting privileges

Maimonides Medical Center
4802 10th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11219
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