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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gilbert Gelfand is Good. Dr. Gelfand has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
Promptness 2.7
Courteous Staff 3.4
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
Bedside Manner 3.5
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Gilbert Gelfand, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatology

Education & Awards

Dr. Gelfand graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Barcelona.


Dr. Gelfand has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital 
  • Alhambra Hospital Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Gilbert F Gelfand MD is a male Internist, has 36 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Gilbert F. Gelfand practice?
Dr. Gilbert Gelfand has 4 office locations.
Dr. Gilbert Gelfand practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Downey, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Brea, CA and La Mirada, CA.
See Downey Internists and Downey Rheumatologists.