Dr. Sandra Gelbard offers highly personalized medical care and delivers an exceptional experience for all members of her practice. Members of Park Avenue Medical Concierge receive the highest level of medial care. Our concierge model affords Dr. Gelbard the luxury of time to give every patient her very best: her full energy and focus and absolute availability for all after hour medical emergencies. It's an unparalleled standard of care built upon a powerful partnership—the one between you and a truly skilled physician. Our concierge practice includes, but is not limited to, complete coordination of care, no waiting times and same or next-day appointments. Dr. Gelbard is aware that each of her patients come to her with their ow n health concerns and challenges. She is able to offer each of her patients a customized, proactive wellness program.
Sandra Gelbard MD is a board certified Internal Medicine physician, founder of Park Avenue Medical Concierge, and Clinical Instructor at NYU Langone and Lenox Hill Hospital. Her practice focuses on prevention by lowering systemic inflammation, which Dr. Gelbard believes is the cornerstone of the development of all disease states, including heart disease, stroke, autoimmune disease 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.
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 then began a full-time teaching attending at Lenox Hill/NYU Langone Medical Center. In 2006, she left her academic position to create a practice that would truly foster a close doctor-patient relationship. Park Avenue Medical Concierge was the first concierge medical practice established in Manhattan.
Dr. Gelbard completed her undergraduate studies in Biochemistry at Brandeis University, where she spent 4 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 was their research that led to the development of Smart Balance products, which are now sold nationally. Through this experience Dr. Gelbard gained deep insights into he effects of systemic inflammation and how this translates into the development of disease.
Dr. Gelbard has been named a top internist for the past seven years by New York Magazine. She has been nominated to Castle Connolly Top Doctors, Super Doctors, NY Times Best Doctors, and received Vitals’ Compassionate Doctor Award.
Dr. Gelbard 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), which offers after school activities and meals to underprivileged students who maintain a B average. She serves on the board of Independent Doctors of New York as the Membership Chair. She also serves at the Chief Medical Officer of the Endometriosis Foundation of America.
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