Alon Gitig, MD
Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease)
Dr. Alon Gitig joined Mount Sinai as a Cardiologist in 2014. After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Gitig graduated with his doctorate degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at NY Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center before moving to Montefiore Medical Center for his Cardiology fellowship. With his board certification in Cardiovascular Disease, Dr. Gitig is interested in using noninvasive tests to define patients' risk for cardiac illness, in order to develop targeted, aggressive primary and secondary prevention regimens. Additionally, Dr. Gitig is multilingual and can communicate with patients in English, Portuguese, Hebrew, and Spanish.
In conjunction with his clinical work, Dr. Gitig serves as the Medical Director of the Heart Failure Disease Management Program of The Mount Sinai Health System. He is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Icahn School of Medicine and has been named one of Castle Connolly's Top Doctors consecutively for several years.
During his time with patients, Dr. Gitig has developed an interest in working with the growing elderly population of the Westchester community. He enjoys introducing his older patients to the new, exciting era of less invasive cardiology to help them regain an improved quality of life, and remain active, thriving members of their communities. Dr. Gitig focuses heavily on prevention of disease by attempting to target root causes of illness and associated risk factors.
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