Alexander Gimpelevich, DO, is a board-certified physiatrist at Igor Rubinshteyn, MD, in the Brighton Beach area of Brooklyn and Rego Park, New York. A lifelong competitive athlete, Dr. Gimpelevich became interested in physiatry after experiencing first-hand the multitude of injuries athletes endure. He specializes in helping people reduce pain and improve their quality of life.
Dr. Gimpelevich earned his bachelor’s degree at Columbia University in New York City. After working for two years doing research for the Mount Sinai Columbia University Hospital, Dr. Gimpelevich earned his Doctorate of Osteopathy from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury.
He completed a rotating internship program at the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn and a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital. Prior to joining the team at Igor Rubinshteyn, MD, Dr. Gimpelevich worked in sports medicine and served as a general physiatrist, technician, and research assistant.
Dr. Gimpelevich is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.