Dr. Mitchell J Gitkind MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Mitchell Gitkind is a gastroenterologist in Worcester, Massachusetts and is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Massachusetts Medical School and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 36 doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

UMass Memorial Medical Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Worcester Memorial Hospital - Internal Medicine & Pathology
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988

St Elizabeth's Medical Center
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1988 - 1990

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The "physician-led chart audit: " engaging providers in fortifying a culture of safety.
Gitkind, M. J.,Perla, R. J.,Manno, M.,Klugman, R. A.

Translating the diabetes prevention program into a hospital-based weight loss program.
Pagoto, S. L., Kantor, L., Bodenlos, J. S., Gitkind, M., Ma, Y.

Association of major depression and binge eating disorder with weight loss in a clinical setting.
Pagoto, S., Bodenlos, J. S., Kantor, L., Gitkind, M., Curtin, C., Ma, Y.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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