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Acupuncture & Nutrition, Sandra Gelbard, MD

A personalized patient-doctor relationship makes a difference in today's busy world. 

Dr. Sandra Gelbard prioritizes a personalized one-on-one customized program for each patient to reach their optimal health and prevent the development of disease. She is one of the pioneers in detecting inflammation. She uses her extensive knowledge of nutrition and supplements to lower an individual's overall inflammation level, thereby reducing one's risk of heart disease, stroke, and cancer. 

Closely monitoring many important lab markers, including hormones, vitamin levels, and antioxidants, her practice offers customized one-to-one medical care and the highest level of customer service. Each of Dr. Gelbard's patients come to her with their own health concerns and lifestyle challenges. She can offer each of her patients a customized, proactive wellness program where her patients receive the time and attention they require. 

Dr. Gelbard is available for same, next-day or telemedicine appointments, comprehensive non-rushed office visits, and whole health management for her patients. 

 

Sandra Gelbard MD Bio

Sandra Gelbard MDSandra Gelbard MD is the founder of Park Avenue Medical Concierge in New York City - one of the first concierge medical practices established in Manhattan. She is a board-certified internal medicine doctor and clinical instructor at Langone Medical Center and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. 

Dr. Gelbard completed her undergraduate studies in Biochemistry at Brandeis University, where she spent four years performing basic research in the laboratory of Dr. K.C. Hayes. Her research focused on the effects of inflammation, cholesterol metabolism, and vitamin supplementation. It led to her deep insights into the impact of systemic inflammation and how this translates into disease development. Together, their research led to the development of Smart Balance® products. 

Dr. Gelbard completed her medical training at NYU Langone Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident. She was then appointed Chairman of the Department of Hospital Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital, where she implemented their first Hospitalist program. She became full-time teaching attending at Lenox Hill/NYU Langone Medical Center in DATE. 

Named a top internist for the past seven years by New York Magazine, Dr. Gelbard has also been nominated to Castle Connolly Top Doctors, Super Doctors, NY Times Best Doctors, and received Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award.  

She is a member of the National Lipid Association, American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians. She serves on the executive boards of ATA (Achievement Through Athletics), offering after school activities and meals to underprivileged students, and on the board of Independent Doctors of New York as the Membership Chair. She has served as Chief Medical Officer for the Endometriosis Foundation of America (EndoFound.org) and membership chair of Independent Doctors of New York.

 


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