Dr. Robert S. Gerstle MD Pediatrician

Dr. Robert Gerstle is a pediatrician in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baystate Medical Center and Boston Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 43 years. Dr. Gerstle accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 95 doctors at Baystate Medical Center and one of 82 at Boston Medical Center who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Clinical Interests: Computerized Medical Records Systems, Drug Prescriptions, Medical Order Entry Systems, Pediatrics, Confidentiality, Sickness Impact Profile, DNA Mutational Analysis, Patient Advocacy

Education & Medical Training

Hartford Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1973 - 1974

University of Rochester
Residency, Pediatrics, 1971 - 1973

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2015

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2015

Publications & Presentations

Adolescents with cystic fibrosis: family reports of adolescent health-related quality of life and forced expiratory volume in one second.
Powers, P. M., Gerstle, R., Lapey, A.

Population-based newborn screening for genetic disorders when multiple mutation DNA testing is incorporated: a cystic fibrosis newborn screening model demonstrating increased sensitivity but more carrier detections.
Comeau, A. M., Parad, R. B., Dorkin, H. L., Dovey, M., Gerstle, R., Haver, K., Lapey, A., O'Sullivan, B. P., Waltz, D. A., Zwerdling, R. G., Eaton, R. B.

American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatric Practice Action Group and Task Force on Medical Informatics. Privacy protection and health information: patient rights and pediatrician responsibilities.
Chilton, L., Berger, J. E., Melinkovich, P., Nelson, R., Rappo, P. D., Stoddard, J., Swanson, J., Vanchiere, C., Lustig, J., Gotlieb, E. M., Deutsch, L., Gerstle, R., Lieberthal, A., Shiffman, R., Spooner, S. A., Stern, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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