About

About

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.

Credentials

Credentials

  • 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

  • Chief resident

    • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Medical school

    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Syracuse

  • Residencies

    • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Fellowships

    • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Affiliations

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

NSUH- Administration Department, 300 Community DriveManhasset, NY 11030

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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09/10/2019
"Dr. Gitman is awesome."
08/21/2019
"Adjectives to describe Dr. Gitman; meticulous, very professional gentleman, excellent (compassionate) diagnostician."
07/30/2019
"Dr. Michael Gitman is knowledgeable, aware, sensible, mindful, caring. An excellent doctor."
07/29/2019
"Dr. Gitman is an excellent nephrologist. I trust his judgment. I have been a patient at this practice since 1965 and have always found treatment to be superior. "
07/26/2019
"Dr. Gitman is the Babe Ruth Joe D'Maggio Ted Williams & Milly Mays of his profession."
07/25/2019
"Dr. Gitman is kind, caring, he listens to any problems I might have. He calls the very next day with my blood tests. Love my dr.!"
07/24/2019
"my care provider I have no words to describe. He is excellent. he is the best doctor. I will recommend my family, my friends and everyone."
06/28/2019
"Dr. Gitman is brilliant. Saved my life. He is the Babe Ruth of his profession. God blessed me by meeting him. Brilliance, & great personality."
06/21/2019
"Dr. Gitman & his staff have only provided the very highest standard of compassionate healthcare - they helped me maintain optimum health thru dialysis & ultimately kidney transplant. An enormously difficulty fete - accomplished through Dr. Gitman's brilliant guidance & tremendous support from his phenomenal team!"
06/14/2019
"Dr. Gitman is an excellent doctor and very caring."
06/11/2019
"Dr. Gitman always demonsrates his effective care compassionate will be able to live life to fullest."
06/03/2019
"Excellent plus!!!"
02/15/2019
"Comment: 9. Overwhelming. 10. 1000% percent."
11/14/2018
"Excellent the best!!! "
09/06/2018
"Outstanding MD."
07/05/2018
"Exceptional doctor - always explains fully in laymans terms."
07/04/2018
"Dr. Gitman extremely gentlemen & courteous & great personality."
06/06/2018
"Dr. Gitman is a caring and well respected and knowledgeable physician. "
05/11/2018
"I have been a patient of Dr. Gitman's for approx 12 years, he is truly a wonderful and caring person."
02/28/2018
"#10. Yes I have recommended friends & family to Dr. Michael D Gitman "
01/12/2018
"Dr. Gitman has always been professional and extremely informed."
01/06/2018
"Very caring attitude (Dr. Gitman)."
12/28/2017
"Dr. Gitman is great."
11/18/2017
"Excellent!!!"
10/27/2017
"Dr. Gitman is the best doctor I ever have."
10/12/2017
"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. "
10/10/2017
"Terrific doctor!! EXCELLENT!!"
09/06/2017
"Great doctor. 1. The best. "
09/05/2017
"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."
07/06/2017
"Very good experience. Helped me with my medication which works much better."
05/02/2017
"The best doctor I ever have!!!"
02/20/2017
"Excellent and caring Physician"
01/10/2017
"The best doctor I have been to!!!!"
09/15/2015
"Perfect, wonderful human being!"
08/26/2015
"Answered all my questions and really took the time out to explain everything!"
07/30/2015
"Dr. Gitman is patient-focused and has an excellent communication style - warm & caring."
04/23/2014
"Dr. Gitman is a very caring, professional & courteous dr."
02/07/2014
"Always the best at what he dose."

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