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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gilbert Gelfand is Good. Dr. Gelfand has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 2.8
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 21 areas:
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Central Nervous System Lupus Vasculitis (CNS Lupus Vasculitis)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gouty Arthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Arthritis (Periarthritis)
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatology
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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 37 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Gilbert F. Gelfand practice?
Dr. Gilbert Gelfand has 2 office locations.
Dr. Gilbert Gelfand practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near La Mirada, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Downey, CA.
See La Mirada Internists and La Mirada Rheumatologists.