Michael David
Gitman, MD

Nephrology, Internal Medicine

(516) 562-4050

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Dr. Michael Gitman is the Associate Chair for Academic Affairs and Quality for the North Shore-LIJ Department of Medicine and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Dr. Gitman's academic interests include medical education, quality improvement, and medication safety. His clinical interests are in electrolyte disorders, acid base abnormalities, and acute kidney injury.


Board certifications:

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology - American Board of IM/Nephrology

Administrative titles

  • Medical Director, North Shore University Hospital

Academic titles

  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical school

  • State University of New York (SUNY) at Syracuse


  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine


  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine


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Locations & insurance

  • NSUH- Administration Department
    Suite 300 Community Drive
    Manhasset, NY 11030

    Fax: (516) 562-1395

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"Dr. Gitman is a caring and well respected and knowledgeable physician."

"I have been a patient of Dr. Gitman's for approx 12 years, he is truly a wonderful and caring person."

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"Dr. Gitman has always been professional and extremely informed."

"Very caring attitude (Dr. Gitman)."

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"Dr. Gitman is the best doctor I ever have."

"What can I say - I feel comfortable knowing I am in Dr. Gitman's very competent, professional, compassionate hands. He is the best!!! #1-10. Excellent."

"Terrific doctor!! EXCELLENT!!"

"Great doctor. 1. The best."

"Dr. Gitman was very honest with me and my family. We feel that he will try and find out what my problem is. I felt confident that he will find my problem."

"Very good experience. Helped me with my medication which works much better."

"The best doctor I ever have!!!"

"Excellent and caring Physician"

"The best doctor I have been to!!!!"

"Perfect, wonderful human being!"

"Answered all my questions and really took the time out to explain everything!"

"Dr. Gitman is patient-focused and has an excellent communication style - warm & caring."

"Dr. Gitman is a very caring, professional & courteous dr."

"Always the best at what he dose."