Dr. Joseph S. Gelbfish MD Cardiologist

Dr. Joseph Gelbfish is a cardiologist in Brooklyn, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including New York Methodist Hospital and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Gelbfish accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 76 doctors at New York Methodist Hospital and one of 229 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Echocardiography, Cardiothoracic Imaging

Hospital Affiliation

New York Methodist Hospital

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #3 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Maimonides Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1984

Maimonides Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1986

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1988 - 1989

Maimonides Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1986 - 1988

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Analysis of morbidity and mortality in patients 70 years of age and over undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass surgery.
Rose, D. M., Gelbfish, J., Jacobowitz, I. J., Kramer, M., Zisbrod, Z., Acinapura, A., Cappabianca, P., Cunningham, J. N.

Anesthetic and supportive management during experimental pulsatile flow perfusion studies in calves.
Short, C. E., Harvey, R. C., Fisher, F. E., Cunningham, J. N., Rose, D. M., Gelbfish, J., Weiss, E., Grossi, E.

Cryopreserved homologous saphenous vein: early and late patency in coronary artery bypass surgical procedures.
Gelbfish, J., Jacobowitz, I. J., Rose, D. M., Connolly, M. W., Acinapura, A. J., Zisbrod, Z., Lim, K. H., Cappabianca, P., Cunningham, J. N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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