Dr. Robert Alan Gelfand MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Robert Gelfand is an endocrinologist in New Haven, Connecticut and is affiliated with Lawrence + Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Gelfand accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978–1980

Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1981–1983

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Endocrinology & Metabolism

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2010

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Publications & Presentations

Oral Bisphenol A (BPA) given to rats at moderate doses is associated with erectile dysfunction, cavernosal lipofibrosis and alterations of global gene transcription.
Kovanecz, I.,Gelfand, R.,Masouminia, M.,Gharib, S.,Segura, D.,Vernet, D.,Rajfer, J.,Li, D. K.,Kannan, K.,Gonzalez-Cadavid, N. F.

Chronic High Dose Intraperitoneal Bisphenol A (BPA) Induces Substantial Histological and Gene Expression Alterations in Rat Penile Tissue Without Impairing Erectile Function.
Kovanecz, I.,Gelfand, R.,Masouminia, M.,Gharib, S.,Segura, D.,Vernet, D.,Rajfer, J.,Li, D. K.,Liao, C. Y.,Kannan, K.,Gonzalez-Cadavid, N. F.

Myostatin genetic inactivation inhibits myogenesis by muscle-derived stem cells in vitro but not when implanted in the mdx mouse muscle.
Tsao, J.,Vernet, D. A.,Gelfand, R.,Kovanecz, I.,Nolazco, G.,Bruhn, K. W.,Gonzalez-Cadavid, N. F.

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Insurances Accepted

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

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