If you are seeking an evidence based, patient focused modern day approach to traditional medical care, look no further than Dr. Dimitri Gitelmaker. As the owner and medical director of Gitelcare, Dr. Dimitri offers a unique medical approach which uses the latest scientific and technological breakthroughs in his proactive and multifaceted programs.
Specializing in Primary Care, Internal Medicine, Obesity Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Weight Management, and Nutrition, Dr. Dimitri aims to improve overall patient outcomes by addressing the underlying conditions which directly relate to the progression of the most common, chronic age related conditions while working proactively to identify any causes of concern down the road.
Dr. Dimitri’s Story
Dr. Dimitri’s personal journey through weight challenges has fueled a profound passion for weight loss and obesity medicine. Having experienced firsthand the physical and emotional toll of excess weight, Dr. Dimitri understands the struggles, the self-doubt, and the barriers that individuals face on this journey. This empathy drives a deep commitment to helping others overcome similar challenges and achieve lasting wellness. Dr. Dimitri’s transformation from struggling with weight to achieving a healthier lifestyle provides not only empathy but also a unique insight into the complexities of weight management. This personal connection motivates him to stay at the forefront of the latest research, strategies, and personalized approaches in obesity medicine, ensuring that every patient receives the best care and support on their path to a healthier life.
Furthermore, he recognizes the widespread impact of obesity on overall health. Having navigated the potential health complications associated with excess weight, such as diabetes, cardiovascular issues, cancer and joint problems, Dr. Dimitri is dedicated to preventing these adverse outcomes in others. This personal investment in wellness extends beyond individual patients. He is a champion in advocacy for community education, awareness, and policy changes to combat the obesity epidemic. Dr. Dimitri’s remarkable personal journey, combined with professional expertise, creates a physician deeply committed to making a difference in the lives of those struggling with weight issues, one transformation at a time.
Dr. Dimitri Gitelmaker is a highly qualified physician with dual board certifications in Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine, respectively.
He has received extensive education in prestigious institutions. He completed a fellowship in Nutrition and Preventive Medicine at the New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He trained and received certification in Obesity Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He did his Internal Medicine internship and residency at Boston University. Dr. Gitelmaker earned his Medical Doctorate from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, preceded by a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Rutgers University- New Brunswick.
Dr. Gitelmaker maintains memberships with the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Obesity Medicine, and the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. His qualifications and associations indicate his commitment to the highest standards of medical practice.
At our practice, Dr. Gitelmaker can provide guidance to help you meet, maintain, and even exceed your personalized health objectives. To better understand your unique health needs and how we can best support you, we offer a no-obligation, completely confidential consultation.