Dr. Alex Gitelman

Dr. Alex Gitelman

Orthopedic Surgeon at Orthopedic and Spine Institute at Stamford Hospital

Meet Dr. Alex Gitelman

Dr. Alex Gitelman is an orthopaedic spine surgeon specializing in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of spinal disorders. Dr. Gitelman completed his orthopaedic surgery training at the State University of New York in Stony Brook, after which he did an extensive fellowship in spine surgery at UCLA Medical Center, widely regarded as one of the top spine surgery training programs in the country.

Following his training, Dr. Gitelman continued to practice spine surgery in the Los Angeles area at UCLA, St. Johns, and Cedar-Sinai medical centers before returning to the New York area. He joined Orthopaedic Associates of Stamford in 2012, focusing on surgical and non-surgical treatment of cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral spine problems. Dr. Gitelman has published multiple articles and chapters in textbooks, and presented orthopedic and spine surgery studies at numerous national and regional spine surgery conferences, including the American College of Spine Surgery.

Dr. Gitelman specializes in the treatment of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine disorders, particularly degenerative disc disease, disc herniations, spinal stenosis, and deformities. His areas of special expertise are minimally invasive techniques and complex/revision spine surgery.

Dr. Alex Gitelman is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon with Orthopedic and Spine Institute at Stamford Hospital.

Directions to our primary location in

Stamford, CT

How Dr. Alex Gitelman Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish


  • Acute Pain
  • Adolescent & Adult Spine
  • Arthritis
  • Auto Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Conditions
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Complaints
  • Extremity Dysfunction
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Forward Head Posture
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Discs
  • Infections
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
  • Pediatric Spine Disorders
  • Post Surgery Functional Problems
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spine Tumors
  • Spondylolethesis
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion (AxiaLIF)
  • BMP
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrument
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Discectomies
  • Discectomy
  • Discography
  • EMG/Nerve conduction studies
  • Injections
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
  • Low Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Medications for Pain and Related Health Issues
  • Microdisectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Testing
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Pediatric Spine Treatments (Surgical & Non-Surgical)
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sacroiliac joint fusion
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Scoliosis Treatment - Non-Surgical
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty
  • X-Stop Implant For Spinal Stenosis

Accolades for Dr. Alex Gitelman

Professional Distinctions

  • Complex Spine Surgery Fellowship, UCLA

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Medical Association

Office Information for Dr. Alex Gitelman

Profile last updated: September 21, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.