About the Provider
Dr. Gitelman, a board-certified orthopedic and spine surgeon, earned his bachelor of science degree summa cum laude in biochemistry from State University (SUNY) of New York at Binghamton. He then received his medical degree from the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Gitelman then went on to complete a comprehensive fellowship in spine surgery at UCLA Santa Monica Spine Center, which is widely regarded as one of the top medical centers in the country.
He has published numerous articles and book chapters, and presented at multiple spine surgery conferences.
Dr. Gitelman joined Westmed with Orthopaedic Associates of Stamford. He is affiliated with Greenwich Hospital and Stamford Hospital.
He specializes in treatment of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disorders with a particular interest in:
- Minimally invasive spine surgery
- Reconstructive and revision spine surgery
- Motion-preserving non-fusion technologies
- Cervical and lumbar stenosis
- Cervical disk herniation
- Lumbar herniations and sciatica
- Spinal trauma and tumors
- Failed back syndrome.
He is fluent in Russian, and in his free time enjoys snowboarding and tennis.
To make an appointment with Dr. Gitelman in the Back and Spine Center, call the following number: (203) 210-2866.
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
Rockland and Bergen Surgery Center
Office Location (1)
1281 East Main Street
Stamford, CT 06902
Ph: (203) 210-2866
Fax: (203) 210-2831