Wielding a passion for medicine and a desire to help people, Rimma Gelbert has served as a primary care doctor at Rimma Gelbert Medical PC for more than a decade. In her private practice, she utilizes her expertise in osteopathy, and focuses primarily on the musculoskeletal system and the body, especially the nervous, circulatory, and gastro-intestinal systems. Dr. Gelbert also specializes in identifying imbalances within the musculoskeletal system and facilitating the body’s ability to heal itself through stretching, massage, and gentle manipulation. In her role with the company, she provides patients with added exercise and health advice, and sees and treats patients starting at age 15 in general medicine, including annual physical exams, cardiovascular screenings, ankle-brachial index, tests for osteoporosis, flu shots, and more.
Dr. Gelbert is highly regarded for her work in the medical industry. In both 2015 and 2013, she received the Compassionate Doctor Recognition, and in 2014, she was listed among the Top 10 Doctors in Brooklyn, New York. Additionally, Dr. Gelbert was honored by Vitals as a Best Doctor from 2013 to 2014, and she earned the Patients’ Choice Award from 2012 to 2013.
Originally from the Ukraine, Dr. Gelbert immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 14. She went on to earn an MD from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Dr. Gelbert is fluent in English, Russian, polish, and Ukrainian. Looking forward, she intends to continue to provide her patients with quality health care.
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