Dr. Bernard Gitler MD Cardiologist

Dr. Bernard Gitler is a cardiologist in New Rochelle, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Montefiore Medical Center and Montefiore New Rochelle. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Gitler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 48 doctors at Montefiore Medical Center and one of 23 at Montefiore New Rochelle who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Russian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Echocardiography, Heart Failure & Transplantation, Cardiac Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Preventive Cardiology, Congestive Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Valve Diseases, Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, Coronary Artery Disease, Sports Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Montefiore New Rochelle

Montefiore Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Russian

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977–1979

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1979–1981

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1976–1977

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 1976

Other Training, chemistry/life sciences, 1968–1972

Certifications & Licensure

National Board of Echocardiography
Certified 35 years in Internal Medicine

Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Certified 33 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 27 years in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 2 years in Advanced Heart Failure/ Cardiac Transplant

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 4 years in Nuclear Cardiology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Fellow (FACC), American College of Cardiology

Fellow (FCCM), American College of Critical Care Medicine

Top Doctor, New York Magazine

Top Doctor, Westchester Magazine

Top Doctor, US News and World Reports

Publications & Presentations

Re: Tl-201 stress tests and homeland security.
Gitler, B.

Utility of brain natriuritic peptide as a diagnostic tool for congestive heart failure in the elderly.
Parab, R., Vasudevan, A., Brensilver, J., Gitler, B.

Blunt chest trauma producing acute myocardial infarction in a rugby player.
Vasudevan, A. R., Kabinoff, G. S., Keltz, T. N., Gitler, B.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare HMO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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